Thursday, September 15, 2011
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Open Society Initiative for Sothern Africa
Open Society Initiative for Sothern Africa (OSISA) has been engaged in building vibrant and tolerant democracies in southern Africa by means of different thematic and country focused programs, which provide grants to civil society organizations.
Grants are approved by the OSISA board on a quarterly basis, and the foundation accepts applications twice a year, through open calls. Updated and mini-calls are also issued from time-to-time.
In its latest call for proposals, OSISA is seeking inviting civil society organizations or state actors from Southern Africa for its projects beginning after March 2012.
- Promote an ethos of transparency and accountability;
- Build skills and capacities, with a focus on the most vulnerable first;
- Promote tolerance by building bridges with marginalized groups;
- Promote public and citizen participation in policy and law-making processes; and,
- Encourage debate and foster dialogue to promote pluralism
Types of grants available
- Core support
- Capacity Building
- Social Media
- Activity focused advocacy grants
- Research and policy grants
Deadline: October 10, 2011