Humanists International is pleased to make available a further series of grants for capacity building work by humanist organizations in developing countries.
The aim is to support the growth and development of organizations that have a proven record of success, but who need some support to help them professionalise and improve of their organizational development.
Grants will be awarded for a two-year period, which focus on the development of:
The total budget for 2019-20 is £30,000. The Grants Committee is envisaging to award three grants of £10,000 each, but project proposals larger than £10,000 will be taken into consideration as well. Under exceptional circumstances the Grant Committee might award grants larger than £10,000.
Organizations awarded a grant will sign an agreement with Humanists International, clearly specifying the goals and the timeline of the project. The person appointed for the management of the project will work closely with Humanists International Growth & Development Officer Giovanni Gaetani, reporting to him every three months and discussing any deviation from the original plan.
Grants will be gradually released according to an agreed scheme. Organizations that will fail to reach the agreed goals within the agreed deadlines may not receive the full amount of the grant.
This grant program is limited to Member Organizations of Humanists International that are:
The list of developing countries is the following:
Organizations based in countries not displayed in the list above might also apply, prior coordination with Humanists International Growth & Development Officer: firstname.lastname@example.org
Priority will be given to organization according to the following criteria:
Applications must follow this structure:
Additional points will be given to project proposals where:
If you are interested in applying, please carefully follow this two-step procedure:
The Grant Committee will not take into consideration applications received beyond the deadline or not submitted through the application form.
At the end of the award process we will contact all applicant organizations, including those who have not been awarded, but we may not be able to provide detailed feedback for all applications.
The deadline for applications is Sunday 4 August 2019 and we will aim to make a decision on grants to be awarded by Sunday 11 August 2019.