National Capacity Building Workshop : Proposal Writing

The European Union is funding a two-year project titled ‘Strengthening Civil Society’s Capacity to alleviate the impact of COVID-19 on vulnerable communities in Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean’ (SCSC). The Strengthening Civil Society’s Capacity project is geared toward improving the wellbeing of vulnerable populations, through targeted capacity building initiatives offered to the NGO sector. These initiatives will facilitate improved sectorial responses to the increased needs of these marginalised social sectors.  

The project will build the hard and soft skills of NGOs working with vulnerable populations these include, Elderly, Indigenous Populations (IPs), Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), At-risk children and youth, Individuals and households affected with HIV/AIDS, Women, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) Groups, Sex workers, Victims of sexual exploitation and/or abuse, homeless and those excluded because of economic standing, migratory background, ethnicity, cultural beliefs. 

Scholarship Offer: 

The Strengthening Civil Society’s Capacity project is offering 15 scholarships to NGO leaders/managers to attend a National Capacity Building Workshop: NGO Proposal Writing; participants will be selected on a competitive basis. This is 1st of three National Capacity Building Workshops, participants for the 1st should be based and operating in the project country of Barbados. 

Applicants must work with vulnerable populations in the country 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.) 

National Capacity Building Workshop: Grant Proposal Writing 
Proposed Dates: 15th-17th March 2022 
Proposed Location: Barbados 


Deadline for Applications: Wednesday 28th February 2022 by 11:59 pm (UTC/GMT -4). 
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