UNDP/Ghana: Small Grant for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Community Groups

Deadline: 31 May 2017

The UNDP Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF-SGP) in Ghana has announced a call for proposals to award small grants to Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and community groups for the most innovative initiatives.

Focus Areas

  • Enhancing sustainable forest and agroforest landscape management for biodiversity conservation.
  • Innovative agro-ecology models and mechanisms for conservation of carbon stocks in the forest and savannah land use.
  • Improving governance of land management decisions and secured ecosystem.
  • Reduction of GHG emissions in agriculture through Climate Smart Agriculture.
  • Waste and Chemicals Management.
  • Capacity development and knowledge management.

Funding Information

Small Grants of up to US$50,000

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be:

  • Local non-governmental or non-profit organizations with valid Registrar Generals Department and Department of Social Welfare certificates; or
  • Community/farmer-based organizations/groups registered/recognized by the relevant District Assemblies, and demonstrate the capacity to organize, design, prepare, manage, and implement projects directly;
  • Residing and/or operating within the Black Volta Basin of Ghana (namely Bole; Banda, Jaman North and Tain Districts). CSOs outside this georgraphic area must show evidence of collaboration with local community groups/organizations.

How to Apply

For application form, please send an email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit Call for Proposals.

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