Grants for Civil Society and NGOs

Deadline: 20-May-22

In the framework of the International Decade for People of African Descent, OHCHR is inviting proposals to support projects of civil society and non-government organizations that aim at promoting and protecting the human rights of people of African descent through the IDPAD grant scheme.

Funding Information

The IDPAD grant scheme is for a maximum duration of 12 months and the amount requested from OHCHR for the implementation of the project cannot exceed 15,000 USD.

Project Activities

Projects can include the following activities, amongst others:

  • seminars, workshops, trainings;
  • capacity building activities;
  • institutional strengthening activities
  • advocacy
The following activities will not be covered:
  • individual sponsorships for participation in workshops, seminars, conferences, congresses;
  • one-off conferences;
  • capital expenditure, eg land, buildings, equipment and vehicles individual scholarships for studies or training courses;
  • supporting political parties;
  • sub-contracting
Eligibility Criteria
  • The IDPAD grant scheme provides financial support to projects that aim at promoting and protecting the human rights of people of African descent worldwide.
  • Each organization can submit only one application under each call for proposals. They give priority to applications submitted by small and grassroot organizations.

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This platform seeks to fill the knowledge and awareness gap regarding youth projects being implemented in the 47 counties in Kenya.
It also highlights projects focusing on youth being implemented in 47 counties in Kenya by the national government,county governments,donor agencies,civil society organisations (CSOs),Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs),Donor Agencies,Community Based Organisations (CBOs),private sector and individuals and their impact to the communities.
The projects lie within the social pillar,economic pillar and political pillar as enshrined in Vision 2030.
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