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Call for Concept Notes and Applications on Local Governance

 

STAR-Ghana is inviting applications from registered Ghanaian Civil Society Organisations, Media Organisations and Private Sector Associations for its Local Governance call. The overall objective of this call is to: Strengthen, scale up and consolidate the results of previous and on-going local governance focused initiatives particularly in the areas of inclusive voice, improved access and transparency in service delivery in Ghana. This is open to CSOs, media organisations, private sector associations and academia operating at the community, district, regional or national levels. The project periods will range from a minimum of 12 months to a maximum of 24 months and comprises two components:

  1. Strategic partnerships component: This component will support national level CSOs with capacity to do strategic level policy influencing to implement projects aimed at addressing systemic constraints around local governance and decentralization issues at the policy levels. This project will have a maximum duration of 24 months and grant fund support not exceeding GHC 600,000.00.
  2. Local partnerships component: The District Level Small Grants component will support local actions at the district and local levels, enabling citizens address locally salient service delivery issues. It will particularly focus on processes of social inclusion and vulnerable groups’ interaction with the local governance mechanism. Projects shall have a maximum duration of 12 months and grant fund support not exceeding GHC 250,000.
  • Interested organisations should download the respective application pack.
  • The forms should be completed and submitted by email to:
    • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for Strategic partnerships component
    • This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for local partnerships component
  • Deadline for submission of competed application forms is 59pm on 2nd March 2018.
  • Shortlisted applications will be notified within 2weeks after close of application.
  • For enquiries, please email us at the following address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (0302) 774488/7012404 between 9am and 5pm on week days.

 

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