Published On: Tue, Dec 2nd, 2014

The Netherlands Embassy/Zimbabwe Grants up to €15,000 for Poverty Alleviation Projects

Deadline: 15 December 2014

The Netherlands Embassy in Harare, Zimbabwe is accepting applications from organizations in Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi. Grant request can be made for small projects for poverty alleviation in line with policy focus. The primary objective of this funding opportunity is to make contribution towards the empowerment of poor people, expanding their freedom of choice and actions to structure their own lives.

Strategic Sectors

  • Environment
  • Job Creation
  • Food security & nutrition (not humanitarian aid)

Types of intervention

  1. Capacity Building
  2. Training
  3. Research

Projects can be 6-8 months long and should end by 30 September 2015. The Embassy grant funding ranges between €5,000 to €15,000 depending upon the project.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Proposed program should benefit a community or at least a group of people, not individuals.
  • Project activities should promote sustainability, build self-reliance, and avoid dependency relationship with donors.
  • Application should have the following elements – a clear problem analysis; clear objective, results and activities; inputs & outputs; risk analysis; detailed work plan and budget; implementing modalities and administration; proof of registration/legal entity; bank account details; and indication of other funding for the project or organization.
  • Projects outside Harare will be prioritized.

Note: Applications can be made via email or regular mail to reach the organizers by the deadline. Applicants will be informed of the success/failure of their application by the end of January 2015.

For more information, please visit Small Embassy Projects and scroll down to Netherlands’ Embassy Small Project Fund.

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