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Global Partnership for Social Accountability Opens 2nd Call for Proposals

The Global Partnership for Social Accountability is pleased to announce its 2nd Call for Proposals. The Call for Proposals is open to civil society organizations (CSOs) and CSO networks based and operating in any of 33 eligible countries (those that have ‘opted-in’ to the GPSA to date). Indicative grant amounts will range from US$500,000 to US$1,000,000. Requests for funding below this range will also be considered. 

GPSA grants are intended to provide strategic and sustained support to CSO projects with the following objectives:

  • Solving critical governance and development problems through social accountability processes that generate citizen feedback, which is used by governments and public sector institutions to solve such problems.
  • Strengthening civil society’s capacities for social accountability by investing in CSOs’ institutional strengthening and through mentoring of small, nascent CSOs by well-established, larger CSOs with a track record on social accountability. 

Country-Tailored Calls for Proposals
Proposals must address the priority themes identified for each participating country. Visit the GPSA Call for Proposals webpage for the country-tailored Call per country. 

How to apply

  1. Visit the GPSA website and click on the link to the 2nd Call for Proposals page.
  2. Review your country’s priority theme(s) included in the country-tailored call for proposals.
  3. Read the GPSA Grant Application Guidelines for general instructions on how to apply for a grant, eligibility requirements, selection criteria and selection process.
  4. Access the Application Forms (3 Parts). The Form must be completed in English.
  5. Applications must be submitted using the GPSA’s online e-application platform. The GPSA E-Application Platform will open for submissions in early December and the link to access the platform will be posted on the GPSA Call for Proposals webpage.

The deadline to submit applications is January 6, 2014 at 23:59h GMT. 

The GPSA
The Global Partnership for Social Accountability (GPSA) supports civil society and governments to work together to solve critical governance challenges in developing countries. To achieve this objective, the GPSA provides strategic and sustained support to CSOs’ social accountability initiatives aimed at strengthening transparency and accountability. It builds on the World Bank’s direct and ongoing engagement with public sector actors, as well as a network of Global Partner organizations, to create an enabling environment in which citizen feedback is used to solve fundamental problems in service delivery and to strengthen the performance public institutions. Through a country-tailored approach, GPSA-supported activities are implemented in sectors where the World Bank has a strong involvement and can help governments respond to citizen feedback.

The GPSA works to “close the loop” by supporting citizens to have a more articulated voice, helping governments to listen, and assisting government agencies act upon the feedback they receive.

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Comments (3)

PARTNESHIP SHOULD COME FROM FAIR AND ACCOUNTABLE TRADE PRACTICES

Unfair Trade practices that only judged by contracts agreement, have created many woes and wound for many countries without capacity to compete for fair and accountable Trade environment practices entered. Thus, it is a time for to provide alternative fair resources effective program that ensures action (returns) are recovered from any unfair concluded deals in Global Trade, Regional or Bilateral Trade trade.

Buidling leadership skills

Buidling leadership skills and strong social nertworks for accountability is key in the emerging africa to adress current governance challenges
The youth and women are critical agents of change

Corrupt free society

I passion any effort aimed at enforcing rule of law,accountability and transparency in my country.

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