|Application procedure:||Full Proposal|
|Donor base:||United States|
|Eligible applicants:||Non-Profit Organisation|
|Grant size:||Medium - up to $1,000,000|
|Minimum grant size:||30.000$|
|Total available budget:||-|
|Maximum grant size:||150.000$|
|Funding ratio:||up to 100%|
- Capacity Building
- Economic Development
- Peace & Conflict Resolution
- Social Inclusion
The main objective of this call is to support innovative and effective conflict prevention initiatives in the North-West region of Nigeria at both the state level (Sokoto, Zamfara and Katsina) and Local Government level (Jibia and Illela). The proposed interventions aim to achieve the following:
• Identify and address the root causes of conflicts in the region.
• Strengthen community resilience and social cohesion to prevent the occurrence of conflicts.
• Promote dialogue, mediation, and reconciliation processes among different stakeholders.
• Strengthen relationship and accountability between formal and informal security and justice providers including community members.
• Facilitate the integration of marginalized groups and address their grievances.
• Enhance the capacity of local traditional and institutions in conflict prevention and peacebuilding.
• Transfer skills, competences and technologies to enhance off-farm agricultural capacities of communities from a livelihood’s perspective.
• Support Village Saving and Loan Associations (VSLA) with technical support on green-business development and matching grants for scaling climate-resilient livelihoods or to serve as crisis modifiers.
The following organizations are eligible to apply: Non-governmental organizations (NGOs), community-based organizations (CBOs), and civil society organizations (CSOs) are eligible to apply. The organization should have a unique insight and be well positioned for the implementation of projects in conflict-affected areas and possess relevant experience in peacebuilding, conflict prevention and Rule of Law.
Actions must take place in Nigeria.
Applying organizations may request for grants within the range of $30,000 to $150,000.
Applications are due no later than 11 October 2023.