The Caribbean Vulnerable Communities (CVC) is pleased to announce funding for small grants to support human rights documentation using the shared incidents database and other related support services.
CVC is the largest coalition of community-based organizations (CBOs) in the Caribbean, bringing together leaders, actors and more than 80 civil society organizations working with marginalized populations especially vulnerable to HIV/AIDS. It provides a platform for dialogue on coordinated policies and responses addressing vulnerability, human rights and sexual and reproductive health.
QRB-C-OECS OECS Multi-country Strategic Response towards HIV/TB Elimination, is a three –year grant with the Global Fund aimed at eliminating HIV, TB and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) in the Eastern Caribbean. The project operates in six participating OECS Member States: St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Lucia, Dominica, St. Kitts and Nevis and Grenada. The CVC has been selected as a Sub-recipient for the Key Population component of the grant.
Areas of Interest
CVC will support grant applications which fall under the following general areas:
- Support for data entry (Human Resources, converting existing supporting documentation)
- Advocacy initiatives to address reporting on human rights violations, which includes but not limited to: awareness building, key stakeholder sensitization sessions
- Support to facilitate redress
- Support for utilities directly related to the human rights violation documentation and support services
- Each organization may apply for an award of maximum US$5,000 to support project-related costs for up to Five (5) months.
- Allocation for salaries, stipends, incentives and overheads should not exceed 40% of the total budget for the grant.
- Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Lucia, Dominica, St. Kitts & Nevis and Grenada with a record of tackling HIV/AIDS and human rights issues.
- NB: Successful applicant are require to become members of the Shared Incident Database if they aren’t already members.
For more information, visit https://cvccoalition.org/grants/small-grants-to-support-documentation-of-human-rights-violations-using-the-shared-incident-database/