Thursday, November 03, 2011
CALL FOR PROPOSALS: IDB Calls for Civil Society Projects Focused on Poverty Reduction in Latin America and the Caribbean
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is calling for civil society organizations to submit projects that support poverty reduction and social development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The call is for projects to develop low-income communities and provide sustainable poverty reduction in 26 countries in the region.
Proposals should focus on:
- Providing basic services, such as health (primary and reproductive), nutrition, early childhood development, education, and programs for vulnerable groups, such as at-risk children, youth, women, indigenous people, and people with disabilities.
- Supporting productive activities, such as business and technical training, sustainable microenterprise, and the development of marginal rural areas.
Projects will be funded through the IDB-administered Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction. The amounts range from US$300,000 for a project in a single community to $1.5 million for several communities within a country. The amounts requested should be consistent with the management capacity of the proposing organization.
Deadline: December 31, 2011