Voice’s Call for Policy Action: Uganda Influencing Grant

Deadline: 10 August 2018

Are you a locally registered  Ugandan organisation that wants to advocate for effective implementation of laws,  formulation of new policies? Do you want to drive attitudinal change amongst Ugandan people or (central or local) government towards the Voice target groups? Are you passionate about building a network of like-minded organisations to amplify the voices of marginalised and discriminated groups? Do you want to try out innovative ways of influencing policy change in Uganda? If your answer is yes to the questions above, then apply for Voice’s Call for Policy Action: Uganda Influencing Grant!

Voice is currently accepting proposals from formally registered organisations, networks, coalitions and consortia for projects between 18 to 36 months, for a grant of between EUR 25,000 to EUR 200,000.

Themes and Taget Groups

  • This Call for Proposals is intended for projects that focus on Voice defined themes and target groups. If the application does not sufficiently address one or more themes, primarily benefit at least one of the Voice target groups, the application will be rejected.
    • Women facing exploitation, abuse and/or violence
    • Persons with disabilities
    • Age discriminated especially the youth and elderly
    • Indigenous people and ethnic minorities
  • Voice considers the most marginalised and discriminated groups as those with multiple grounds for vulnerabilities. Therefore, a strong preference will be given to projects that intend to work with more than one target group to address overlapping or multiple vulnerabilities.
  • All projects MUST focus on at least one of the following impact themes:
    • Improved access to (productive) resources such as land, water and employment,
    • Improved access to social services, particularly health and education, and
    • Fostering space for political participation and citizen engagement

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applications are accepted from ONLY locally registered not-for-profit Ugandan organisations working in the greater North, Eastern and West Nile sub-regions of Uganda.
  • International organisations are NOT eligible to apply as lead organisations but can be co-applicants in case of consortium applications.
  • The applicant MUST be target group-led, as demonstrated by their governance and staffing structures.

How to Apply

Applicants are required to do the eligibility test available on the given website.

Eligible Country: Uganda

For more information, please visit Uganda Influencing Grant.

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