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Global Partnership for Social Accountability Opens First Call for Proposals

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The Global Partnership for Social Accountability launches its first Call for Proposals on February 11, 2013. Indicative funding amounts range from $500,000 to $1 million.  The GPSA will make grants available for:
• social accountability initiatives and programs;
• CSOs’ institutional strengthening (core funding) that will result in stronger institutional capacity to implement social accountability activities; and
• mentoring and capacity building (including on-granting) of less-experienced CSOs by experienced CSOs.

The Call for Proposals is open to eligible CSOs based and operating in GPSA participating countries: Bangladesh, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Kyrgyz Republic, Malawi, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Philippines, Tajikistan, and Tunisia. Proposals must address the priority areas defined per country and should be for periods from 3 to 5 years. For more information and the E-application please visit: For information on available orientation sessions, please refer to the participating country's call for proposals on the website.

Deadline for applications: March 14, 2013

The GPSA is a coalition of donors, governments and civil society organizations (CSOs) that aims to improve development results by supporting capacity building for enhanced citizen feedback and participation. The GPSA will contribute to country-level governance reforms and improved service delivery. To achieve this objective, the GPSA provides strategic and sustained support to CSOs’ social accountability initiatives aimed at strengthening transparency and accountability.


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We are happy to learn that GPSA Grant has been opened for CSOs. Thank you so much. We from VOSD has been working with JICA same project for promoting accountability and transparency of UPs in Greater Faridpur. So, we want to participate with the orientation program, which will be held in World Bank on February 19, 2012. We are also requesting you to send the guidelines, project application formats and other necessary papers by post to VOSD, 8/8, Lalmatia, Block-A, Dhaka-1207, Bangladesh or which will help us to prepare a project proposal to participate in the competition.

With regards,

AKM Mostafizur Rahman,
Executive Director-VOSD

Apply for attaind the orientation of GPSA

Dear Sir,

Greetings from Badhon.
Badhon is a Community based non government organization based in Bagerhat district in Bangladesh.
We are interested to join the orientation of Global Partnership for Social Accountability, which will be held on 19 Feb,2013.

I am appreciate your quarry at any time.

Best regards

Monzurul Hasan Milon
Executive Director
Badhon Manob Unnayan Sangstha
47/1, VIP Road, Kharder, Bagerhat-9300
cell: 01711 950 380

GPSA countries

Dear sir, i thank you for the global initiative on social accountability. However, I noticed that Nigeria is not a participating country. Please clarify because I know the world bank in Nigeria is encouraging social accountability on a very good scale. Thank you

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