Global Partnership for Social Accountability Opens First Call for Proposals
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: www.worldbank.org/gpsa. 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.