UNDP is seeking proposals from qualified CSOs/CBOs to Strengthen the Capacity of Cross-Border Peace Committees (CPCs); Support Cross-Border Women Initiatives, and Organize Sport and Economic Activities in Nimba County.
Grant will be awarded to the most technically compliant and responsive CSO/CBO based on demonstrated capacity and experience. Selected CSO/CBO will be expected to work in close collaboration with the Ministry of Justice (Liberia National Police, Liberia Immigration Service), Liberia Drugs Enforcement Agency, Ministry of Internal Affairs (County Development Authorities), Peace Building Office (PBO), other key stakeholders, IOM and UNDP.
- Strengthen the capacity of Cross-border Peace Committees (CPCs) for Liberia through tailored training based on identified capacity gaps and/or level of significance of issues pertinent to specific communities to effectively mitigate disputes notably land disputes, and conflicts in their respective communities;
- Support cross-border women’s associations in promoting women’s rights and respond to SGBV through awareness-raising and legal advice;
- Promote community development, socio-economic exchanges and economic recovery activities especially in the agriculture sector and in commence for – survivors of SGBV; and
- Facilitate and organize cultural, sport, and economic activities specifically for women including Cross-Border Peace Committees (CPCs) with a view to improving social cohesion.
CSOs/CBOs are encouraged to develop and submit the proposal in the following format:
- Project description/content and problem analysis – what results will the project achieve and how does it address the problem
- Justification – analysis of why it is important to address the problem and why your organization is best suited to carry out this task
- Expected results – expected outcomes, outputs and activities needed to achieve the desired results
- Implementation strategy – how the project will undertake the activities to ensure the most effective and efficient achievement of results
- Geographic location/zones and types of project beneficiaries/ targeting criteria (gender and age-sensitive)
- Work plan – highlighting expected outcomes/outputs, indicators, baselines, targets, planned activities, time-frame, responsible party, and budget
- Partnership – partners needed for coordination and collaboration for successful implementation of the project
- Risks and Risk Mitigation Strategy
- Monitoring and Evaluation
- Project Exit Strategy/Sustainability
- Institutional profile – a brief description of your organization, including its registration details and relevant experience and competencies in working on issues related to access to justice, rule of law, security, and human rights
- Project Budget – a proposed budget with a ceiling of USD85,000.00 linked with output and activities including explanation. A detailed budget should also be prepared in Excel (annex)
- Reporting timeline
- Project Results Framework- outlining all project outcomes, outputs, activities with indicators of progress, baselines and targets (must be gender- and age-sensitive), means of verification.
Grant will be awarded to CSO/CBO based on the following considerations:
- National and/or local Civil Society Organization (CSO)/Community Based Organization (CBO)
- The CSO/CBO is duly registered in Liberia and must have an office in Nimba County;
- The organization’s proven administrative and financial management capacity to undertake the project;
- The relevance of the proposal to achieving the expected deliverables/results and related budget; and
- The institutional capacity of the CSO/CBO.
The proposal will be selected on the basis of technical (75%) and financial (25%) assessments. The technical assessment will review the following:
- The relevance of the proposal to achieving expected deliverables (30%);
- Experience working with UNDP (10%);
- Local experience and presence in Nimba County (10%);
- Realistic work plan and timeline to complete activities (5%);
- Applicants’ institutional capacity and relevant experience (15%);
- Sustainability of intervention (5%);
The financial assessment will review:
- Value for money (20%);
- Administrative management (5%)
For more information, visit https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=68598