REMINDER – Call for Proposals: Consultancy to Conduct an Evaluation Assessment of the CPDC EU Funded Project

The Caribbean Policy Development Centre through the support of the European Union undertook a three-year project titled, Support to Facilitate Participation of CARIFORUM Civil Society in the Regional Development and Integration Process which was implemented from January 2016 to November 2018.

Good project management practices dictate that project evaluation is a valuable tool for organisations seeking to strengthen the quality of their programs and improving the outcomes for the beneficiaries they serve. As a result, the CPDC is desirous of contracting a Consultant to undertake an evaluation of the three-year project. The Consultant will review the initial project plan along with the project outputs, outcomes and impacts to determine the extent to which the project has been successful and to provide key recommendations to improve future project implementation and delivery.

Terms of Reference: https://docdro.id/ifvwsUQ

Deadline for Applications: Friday 14th December, 2018 by 3:00 pm (UTC/GMT -4)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q) Will the project information including project plan, evaluation indicators, baseline information, target information, project execution information and project monitoring reports be available from the CPDC Office?

A) All of the necessary information which would enable the Consultant to successfully complete the assignment will be readily available from the CPDC.

 

Q) Would the Consultant be expected to conduct primary and secondary research in all of the countries in which the project was implemented?

A) We would not expect the Consultant to cover all of the countries but instead propose a smaller sample of countries in their submission.

 

Q) Is there a specific sequence of countries which the Consultant is required to visit during the course of the assignment?

A) This decision will be left to the Consultant and should be included as part of the proposal.

Apply Now! – Capacity Development Workshop (Trinidad and Tobago): Proposal Writing

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is funding a three-year Local Capacity for Local Solutions project geared at improving the managerial and operational capacity of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean (ESC). The project will utilize innovative methods that support organizations to be more efficient, effective and sustainable. RTI International is the prime implementer of the project and the Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) is a contracted partner. Countries that the project targets include: 1) Antigua and Barbuda; 2) Barbados; 3) Dominica; 4) Grenada; 5) Guyana; 6) St. Kitts and Nevis; 7) St. Lucia; 8) St. Vincent and the Grenadines; 9) Suriname; and 10) Trinidad and Tobago.

The project will build the hard and soft skills of NGOs working in the focal areas of environment, HIV/AIDS, youth/citizen security and LGBTI. The project will utilize innovative methods and approaches to deliver capacity training that supports organizations to expand their service delivery and improve their sustainability.   

The Local Capacity for Local Solutions project is offering 15 scholarships to NGO leaders/managers to attend a Capacity Development Workshop: Proposal Writing. The participants must work in the focal areas identified (environment, HIV/AIDS, youth/citizen security, LGBTI) and be BASED IN TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO.

Scholarship Offer: 
The Local Capacity for Local Solutions project is offering 15 scholarships which are only available to NGO personnel whose portfolio contains proposal writing. Only one representative per organisation will be chosen to attend. 

The scholarship covers tuition, workshop materials, meals and (airfare, accommodation and incidentals for participants travelling from Tobago). 

A letter of endorsement from the supporting organisation is required, which indicates the nature of the relationship between the applicant and the endorsing organization, the reason for endorsing the applicant and the expected benefits to the organisation from the applicant’s participation. (Please note your application will not be reviewed without the letter of endorsement. Candidates are expected to be endorsed by the organization that they are employed.)
 
Proposed dates: February 4th-8th, 2019
Location: Trinidad
 
 
Deadline for Application: Friday 11th January, 2019 by 11:59 pm (UTC/GMT -4).

EXTENDED Call for Applications – Consultancy to Formulate and Deliver an Online Seminar on Strategic NGO Leadership

The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) in partnership with USAID is implementing a three-year project titled ‘Local Capacity for Local Solutions (LCLS).’ In an effort to build increased capacity throughout the Caribbean region, the project’s aim is to strengthen the operational and managerial capacity of NGOs throughout the Eastern and Southern Caribbean.

CPDC is desirous of undertaking a consultancy aimed at building the institutional leadership capacity of NGOs in the Caribbean to effectively lead their organisation. The consultancy will aim to enhance the skills and capacity of NGO leaders in critical areas relevant to strategic leadership and management.

Call for Applications: https://docdro.id/h9NwwMe

EXTENDED Deadline for Applications: Friday 14th December, 2018 by 12:00 pm (UTC/GMT -4).

 

CPDC will only respond to the successful applicant(s).

EXTENDED Call for Applications – Consultancy to Formulate and Undertake Monitoring and Evaluation Capacity Development Training Workshop

The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) in partnership with USAID is implementing a three-year project titled ‘Local Capacity for Local Solutions (LCLS).’ In an effort to increase the capacity of the civil society sector, the project’s aim is to strengthen the operational and managerial capacity of NGOs throughout the Eastern and Southern Caribbean.

CPDC is desirous of undertaking a consultancy aimed at building the managerial and institutional capacity of NGOs in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean to effectively implement, manage and report on their project activities. The consultancy will aim to enhance the skills and capacity of NGO leaders in critical areas relevant to project management and advocacy.  

Call for Applications: https://docdro.id/Oou0V4r

EXTENDED Deadline for Applications: Friday 14th December, 2018 by 12:00 pm (UTC/GMT -4)

 

CPDC will only respond to the successful applicant(s).

Apply Now – Online NGO Professional Management Certificate Course

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is funding a three-year Local Capacity for Local Solutions project geared at improving the managerial and operational capacity of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the Eastern and Southern Caribbean (ESC). The project will utilize innovative methods that support organizations to be more efficient, effective and sustainable. Countries that the project targets include: 1) Antigua and Barbuda; 2) Barbados; 3) Dominica; 4) Grenada; 5) Guyana; 6) St. Kitts and Nevis; 7) St. Lucia; 8) St. Vincent and the Grenadines; 9) Suriname; and 10) Trinidad and Tobago.

The Local Capacity for Local Solutions project is offering 40 scholarships to NGO personnel to pursue an online NGO Management Certificate Course delivered by the University of the West Indies, Open Campus. The Certificate consists of two courses: MGMT 073: Essentials of NGO Management and MGMT 074: Developing and Managing Projects, and are expected to be undertaken concurrently. The applicants must work in the focal areas identified (environment, HIV/AIDS, youth/citizen security or LGBTI) and be based in one of the ten target project countries. 

Application Process: 

Step 1 – UWIOC Application Form:  http://www.open.uwi.edu/admissions/apply-now

Step 2 –USAID RTI CPDC Scholarship Application Form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VJ29KPV

 

Both UWIOC and CPDC Scholarship application forms MUST be completed in order to qualify for the CPDC Scholarship.

Application Deadline: Friday 07th December 2018 by 11:59 pm (UTC/GMT -4). 

EXTENDED Call for Applications – Consultancy to Formulate and Deliver an Online Seminar on Strategic NGO Leadership

The Caribbean Policy Development Centre (CPDC) in partnership with USAID is implementing a three-year project titled ‘Local Capacity for Local Solutions (LCLS).’ In an effort to build increased capacity throughout the Caribbean region, the project’s aim is to strengthen the operational and managerial capacity of NGOs throughout the Eastern and Southern Caribbean.

CPDC is desirous of undertaking a consultancy aimed at building the institutional leadership capacity of NGOs in the Caribbean to effectively lead their organisation. The consultancy will aim to enhance the skills and capacity of NGO leaders in critical areas relevant to strategic leadership and management.

Call for Applications: https://docdro.id/TmLXfp3

EXTENDED Deadline for Applications: Thursday 13th December, 2018 by 5:00 pm (UTC/GMT -4).

 

CPDC will only respond to the successful applicant(s).

Call for Proposals – Consultancy to Conduct an Evaluation Assessment of the CPDC EU Funded Project

The Caribbean Policy Development Centre through the support of the European Union undertook a three-year project titled, Support to Facilitate Participation of CARIFORUM Civil Society in the Regional Development and Integration Process which was implemented from January 2016 to November 2018.

Good project management practices dictate that project evaluation is a valuable tool for organisations seeking to strengthen the quality of their programs and improving the outcomes for the beneficiaries they serve. As a result, the CPDC is desirous of contracting a Consultant to undertake an evaluation of the three-year project. The Consultant will review the initial project plan along with the project outputs, outcomes and impacts to determine the extent to which the project has been successful and to provide key recommendations to improve future project implementation and delivery.

Terms of Reference: https://docdro.id/ifvwsUQ

Deadline for Applications: Friday 14th December, 2018 by 3:00 pm (UTC/GMT -4)

 

CPDC will only respond to the shortlisted applicant(s).