Apply Now! – Capacity Development Workshop: 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. 

Scholarship Offer: 
The Local Capacity for Local Solutions project is offering 18 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 one of the following targeted countries (Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago).
Participants will be selected on a competitive basis. Participants (selected organisational representatives) whose portfolio (main work activities) contains proposal writing will be prioritized.

The scholarship covers tuition, workshop materials, meals and (airfare, accommodation and incidentals for participants outside of Trinidad). 

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 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.)

Capacity Development Workshop: Proposal Writing 
Proposed Dates: March 18th-22nd, 2019

Location: Trinidad
Deadline for Applications: Monday 28th January, 2019 by 11:59 pm (UTC/GMT -4).

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