Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) Grants 2022

Open call for proposals to support initiatives in West Africa under Open society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA)Grants 2022, Online applications are available for the year 2018 interested candidates can apply through the link……….

The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) Grants 2022 which is based in Dakar and has offices in Abuja, Monrovia, Freetown, and Conakry is a grant-making and advocacy foundation that is part of the global Open Society Foundations Network, OSIWA supports local organizations by providing grants that are with effective strategies that respond to the broader deep-seated political, justice and socio-economic roadblocks to open society in West Africa,

The main objective of the initiative is to offer new opportunities and develop novel methods, including technology and the arts, to find a solution to open society challenges OSIWA provides financial support to develop open societies in West Africa to make them work in the fields of democracy, good governance, the rule of law, basic freedoms, and widespread civic participation.
About the Award

Name of the ScholarshipOpen society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) initiative
Number of Scholarshipsnot-specified
Education Qualification——————
Application ModeOnline
NationalityWest Africa
Name of OriginationOSIWA
Official Website
DeadlineApril 30th, 2022 is expected as the deadline
Period of AwardAnnually
Contact Number+221 33 869 1024
Fax Number+221 33 824 0942
Communication AddressRue El Hadj Ibrahima Niasse, MZ 83 X MZ 100, B.P. 008 Dakar-Fann, Senegal
Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) Grants 2022

Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) Grants 2022

Fields of work
OSIWA receives proposals from the organizations which have achieved specific themes such as

  • Economic Governance and Advancement
  • Justice Reform and Rule of Law
  • Journalism
  • Equality and Anti-Discrimination
  • Democratic Practice

Value of award
There is no amount that is fixed rigidly for OSIWA funding, OSIWA can extend its grants only to ten countries that are in West Africa along with its regional program, it is not a fully-funded initiative where OSIWA cannot fund the entire project budget, it may choose to fund part of it and request the grant seeker to source for the outstanding balance.

Eligibility criteria for Open society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) Grant 2022

OSIWA’s main aim is to grant funds to local organizations based in West Africa, under certain conditions the initiative extends its wings it provides support to West Africa-based international organizations with a strong commitment to transfer knowledge to local groups they partner with, It provides grants to government institutions as well as regional and sub-regional organizations working in the strategy of the initiative, the proposals made by the organization are scrutinized to the extent to which the organization possesses the vision, drive, experience, and skills required to create and sustain a project that will advance its objectives.

Application procedure for Open society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) Grants 2022

Interested candidates can submit a complete proposal, budget, and other relevant documents including leadership information which contains a list of Board members, trustees, and management staff who will be involved in the project, proof of registration, and banking details are to be emailed through Only proposals sent to this email address will be considered, proposals made should contain Address a need, Research, Structured, Additional support, Feasibility, Innovation, A well-written proposal for a weak, unnecessary, or unfeasible project or a poorly written proposal for a potentially good project may both be denied funding.
Application deadline
April 30th, 2022 is expected as the deadline to receive proposals, submitted proposals will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis, interested candidates can go through the official website at

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