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AmplifyChange Strengthening Grants: Strengthening the work of Small to Medium Civil Society Organisations

Deadline: 30 July 2016

Original Source: FundsforNGOs

The AmplifyChange is currently inviting applicants from eligible organisations for its Strengthening grantswith an aim to support and strengthen the work of small to medium civil society organisations, partnerships and coalitions who are operating at the local, community, district or national level.

Strengthening grants are also intended to help strengthen the organisational and technical capacity of groups.

Priority Areas

  • Ending Unsafe Abortion
  • Gender-Based Violence
  • Stigma and Discrimination
  • Sexual Health of Young People
  • Access for the Marginalised and Vulnerable

Grant Information

  • Each Strengthening grant can between EUR 40,000 – EUR 100,000.
  • The minimum duration is 6 months, the maximum duration is 18 months.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicanst can be community groups, non-governmental organisations, indigenous groups, charitable organisations, faith based organisations, research institutes, social enterprise groups, public-private partnerships, communications and media groups and professional associations.
  • The applicant organisation must be registered in one of the AmplifyChange eligible countries (mentioned below) .
  • The project must be implemented in one of the AmplifyChange eligible countries.
  • The applicant organisation must have a bank account.
  • The project must respond to one or more of the Amplify Change thematic areas which are:
    • Gender-based violence, including sexual violence and female genital mutilation.
    • Access to comprehensive reproductive health services for socially and economically marginalised and vulnerable people.
    • Addressing the causes of unsafe abortion including criminalisation of abortion and lack of availability of and access to comprehensive abortion care services.
    • Sexual health of young people and girls, including through comprehensive sexuality education and ending child, early and forced marriage.
    • Challenging stigma, discrimination, attitudes and laws that undermine human rights, including on grounds of gender identity or sexual orientation, particularly LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex) individuals.

How to Apply

Applicants must apply online via given website.

Eligible Countries

AfghanistanAngolaBangladeshBeninBhutanBotswanaBurkina FasoBurundiCameroon, Cape Verde,Central African RepublicChadComoros, Congo, Republic Of Congo, The Democratic Republic of the (formerly Zaire)Cote D’Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Djibouti, Equatorial GuineaEritreaEthiopiaGabonGambia, TheGhana, Guinea, Guinea-BissauIndiaKenyaLesothoLiberiaMadagascarMalawiMaldivesMali,MauritaniaMauritiusMozambique (Moçambique), Myanmar (formerly Burma), NamibiaNepalNiger,NigeriaPakistanRwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, SenegalSeychellesSierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa(zuid Afrika), South SudanSri Lanka, Sudan, SwazilandTanzaniaTogoUgandaZambiaZimbabwe.

For more information, please visit AmplifyChange Strengthening Grants.

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