Deadline: 8 March 2018
UNDP has announced a call for proposals for non-profit civil society organizations to fund innovative and most practical projects that can assist relevant government institutions in effective implementation of the Public Administration Reform.
Primary purpose of the CSO Initiative Grants is to support generation of initiatives that contribute to the smooth, effective and timely implementation of ongoing Public Administration Reform, in particular, its three crucial areas:
- Policy Development and Cooperation
- Civil Service Reform and Human Resource Management
- Service Delivery
- Raising awareness about three pillars of PAR
- Law on Civil Service and related by-laws
- Public Services
- OGP related processes
- Assisting in increasing awareness about different public services (particularly electronic and/or innovative services) to increase the uptake of these services
- 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development
- OGP core values
- Citizen Participation
- Increasing transparency and accountability
- E-governance tools
Maximum amount allocated for each grant is USD 60,000 and USD 80,000 for coalitions. Applicants are encouraged to submit proposals with lower budget.
- Non-profit organizations (civil society organization; think tanks; educational institutions; including public universities, training institutions; etc.) that have at least four years of proven experience in project management, policy research, policy analysis, human resources development, service delivery and similar. Experience of managing of projects with comparable budget size within the last two years will be considered as an asset. Organizations should be registered in accordance with the legal requirement of the Government of Georgia, must be able to provide organization’s statute along with the debt certificate upon request.
- Although, not mandatory, CSOs are welcome to submit proposals as coalitions. In this case, main applicants must provide support letters from relevant co-applicants specifying the role of the co-applicants. In case of coalition, the main applicant shall have at least four years of proven experience in project management, policy research, policy analysis, human resources development, service delivery and similar, whereas co-applicants shall have at least two years of proven experience in the similar areas.
How to Apply
Please send Grant Submission Form electronically in one file (pdf format) signed and scanned via email at the address given on the website.
Eligible Country: Georgia
For more information, please visit Call for Proposals.