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.
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 Local Capacity for Local Solutions project is offering 25 scholarships to NGO leaders/managers to attend a Capacity Development Workshop: Financial Management; participants will be selected on a competitive basis. The participants must work in the focal areas identified (environment, HIV/AIDS, youth/citizen security, LGBTI) and be BASED IN 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; OR 10) TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO.
Participants (selected organizational representatives) whose portfolio (main work activities) contains financial management will be prioritized.
The scholarship covers tuition, workshop materials, meals and (airfare, accommodation and incidentals for participants outside of the host country). Applicants must work in the focal sectors and countries described previously.
A letter of endorsement from the supporting organization 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 organization 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 or volunteer with.)
Capacity Development Workshop: Financial Management
Proposed Dates: 07th-09th May 2019
Proposed Location: Trinidad
APPLY HERE: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HHZ2XZG
Deadline for Applications: Monday 11th February, 2019 by 11:59 pm (UTC/GMT -4).
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