APS-MSI: Inviting Applicants for Afghanistan’s Measure for Accountability and Transparency (AMANAT) Project

Deadline: 1 December 2018

Management Systems International (MSI) is currently accepting concept papers for its “Afghanistan’s Measure for Accountability and Transparency” (AMANAT) project programmatic grants 2018 – 2019.

Through this Annual Program Statement (APS), AMANAT intends to assist Afghan non-governmental organizations by supporting local civic monitoring, activism and policy advocacy, and public communications/outreach initiatives concerning the fight against corruption, particularly related to the government’s provision of public services in Kabul and at a provincial and local level.

Proposed activities may include, but are not limited to, initiating citizen monitoring and oversight of the government’s delivery of public services and its implementation of anti-corruption reforms; conducting communications and awareness campaigns to inform the public about what constitutes corruption, how to stand up for rights and how to register complaints; and advocating for new anti-corruption reforms, among others. In addition to programmatic activities, applicants may include activities to strengthen internal organizational capacity if needed.

Key Areas

  • Public Outreach and Communications Initiatives
  • Monitoring and Oversight of Public Service Delivery and Anti-Corruption Reforms
  • CSO Advocacy for Anti-Corruption Reforms

Grant Information

  • AMANAT expects that grants provided through this mechanism will range in value from US$10,000 to US$100,000, subject to funds availability.
  • MSI anticipates a performance period of 12 months or shorter.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Any legally registered Afghan civil society/media/business organization/association is eligible to submit applications under this APS.
  • For-profit companies are eligible to be prime recipients of a grant, but may NOT receive any profit under a grant award.
  • Organizations may submit applications representing their firm or in partnership with other local organizations. If applications are done through a partnership or consortium, there must be one lead organization identified that would be responsible for managing the overall activity.

How to Apply

Concept Papers must be sent via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Afghanistan

For more information, please visit AMANAT Project.

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