STAR-Ghana Call for Proposals: Anti-Corruption Workstream-Small Grants Component

Deadline: 4 December 2017

Strengthening Transparency, Accountability and Responsiveness (STAR-Ghana) is accepting proposals from eligible CSOs to implement projects under the Small grants component of its Anti-corruption call.

This component of the Anti-Corruption Call focuses on supporting the piloting of innovative strategies and approaches to facilitate citizens’ active engagement in the fight against corruption leading to good governance and sustainable development. The focus is therefore on citizen mobilisation and actions on locally relevant anti-corruption issues.

The Theme of the program is “Towards a more effective anti-corruption strategy: Citizens’ Actions Matter”.

Grant Information

The proposed project should:

  • Have a maximum budget of approximately GHS 200,000.00 per project
  • have a maximum duration of 12 months

Eligible Organisations

  • Registered Ghanaian civil society organisations (CSOs) including Media organisations located or operating at community or district levels. These include:
    • Small CSOs located in and/or operating primarily at community/district or sub national levels;
    • Community-based organisations;
    • Faith-based organisations;
    • Town, village and community associations;
    • Farmer-based organisations, fishermen and women associations representing peasant or small-scale food farmers or small-scale fishermen or fish processors;
    • Youth associations,
    • Associations of persons with disabilities; and
    • Community radio stations
  • NB: These organisations must be registered with the Registrar-General’s Department and must have a Tax Identification Number.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria for the CSO or the Coalition/Network/Alliance

  • Should be able to state clearly the results and outcomes that will be achieved from the project;
  • Must demonstrate a track record in working with and delivering results for the target social groups;
  • Should have linkages with other Civil Society Organisations at district and local levels to leverage additional capacities;
  • Should provide bank statements for the past six (6) months);
  • Must be registered with the Registrar-General’s Department with Tax Identification Number;
  • Be known by community leaders in the communities where they seek to operate their project;
  • Should be able to submit references from the District Assembly, Traditional Council or a funding organisation/agency.
  • Must not have been blacklisted by any donor agency, governmental agency or national CSO;
  • STAR Ghana may request additional information at the due diligence stage of the process when shortlisted;
  • Should provide 2016 audited accounts – for organisations which have been in existence for 3 years and above, and the latest financial statement – for organisations which have been in existence for below 3 years.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must apply online via given website.

Eligible Country: Ghana

For more information, please visit Small Grants Component.

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