2018 Shiraka Program: Supporting Small Scale Initiatives of Local Organizations in Jordan

Deadline: 20 June 2018

The Netherlands Fund for Regional Partnerships (NFRP) is seeking proposals for its 2018 Shiraka program to support sustainable transition in the MENA Region.  Shiraka was launched in 2016 by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a successor to the Matra South Programme.

Projects funded from Shiraka are intended to support small scale initiatives of local organizations that contribute to societal transformation. To be eligible for a contribution under the Shiraka Program, activities must relate to economic growth; income generating activities that promote local development in rural areas.

Grant Information

Indicative budgets can go up to a maximum of JOD 100.000 (for a one year project) and up to a maximum of JOD 195.000 (for a two years project); maximum overhead allowed is 7.5% of the total budget.

Duration

Duration of the project may not exceed two years

Eligibility Criteria

  • Only local non-profit organizations registered in Jordan can apply.
  • Activities are to be implemented in Jordan.
  • Charitable or commercial activities are not eligible.

Selection Procedure

The assessment procedure shall consider the following components:

  • whether the proposed activity relates to the highlighted priority;
  • whether the proposal contains a specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-related realization of its objective(s);
  • whether the proposed schedule of implementation is well planned and the duration is reasonable;
  • whether the proposed budget is realistic and cost-effective with full justification for every expenditure item;
  • sustainability of the activity;
  • whether gender is a cross-cutting theme in the proposed action plan;
  • novel and innovative intervention;
  • communication with relevant stakeholders such as officials and community representatives;
  • the past performance of the applicant, including the effectiveness of past projects, activities or initiatives.

How to Apply

Applicants must download the application form and send it via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Jordan

For more information, please visit Shiraka Program.

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