Open call for proposals to support initiatives in West Africa under Open society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA)Grants 2019, Online applications are available for the year 2018 interested candidates can apply through the link http://www.osiwa.org/……….
The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) Grants 2019 which is based in Dakar and it 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 organisations 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 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 Scholarship||Open society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) initiative|
|Number of Scholarships||not-specified|
|Name of Origination||OSIWA|
|Deadline||30 April, 2019|
|Period of Award||Annually|
Fields of work
OSIWA receives proposals from the organisations which have achieved specific themes such as
- Economic Governance and Advancement
- Justice Reform and Rule of Law
- 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 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) Grants 2019
OSIWA 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 organisation are scrutinised 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 2019
Interested candidate can submit a complete proposal, budget, and other relevant documents including leadership information which contains 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
April 30th 2019 is fixed as deadline to receive proposals, submitted proposals will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis, interested candidates can go through official website at http://www.osiwa.org/