Aspire Coronation Trust (ACT) Foundation 2019 grant cycle for nonprofits in Africa

Plazo de solicitud: 11:59pm, 30 November 2018;

Fundación ACT is seeking NGOs, CBOS, INGOS duly registered to implement social development initiatives or programs within their respective countries to apply for the ACT Foundation 2019 Grant Cycle.

Seguro

La Fundación ACT está ávida de contribuir al desarrollo de una nación sana y productiva. Creemos que si las personas viven vidas sanas, entonces pueden empoderarse para salir de la pobreza y ser miembros productivos de la sociedad.

Apoyaremos a las organizaciones que se centran en iniciativas de salud tales como Malaria, Cáncer (Cervical de Mama y Postrado), Salud Materna e Infantil. Tales iniciativas podrían incluir educación, prevención, diagnóstico, tratamiento y gestión.

Emprendimiento

La Fundación ACT apoyará iniciativas que mejoran las vidas de individuos y familias a través de la generación de ingresos y el empoderamiento económico. Esto puede incluir proyectos que brinden acceso a fondos (subvenciones, productos) para MIPYMES y proporcionen entrenamientos comerciales vitales, así como asistencia técnica para ayudar a los empresarios a iniciar o expandir sus negocios a fin de mejorar sus medios de subsistencia y generar empleos. Los proyectos deben estar dirigidos a familias de bajos ingresos y micro, pequeñas y medianas empresas.

Ambiente

La fundación se asociará con organizaciones sin fines de lucro con un enfoque en problemas ambientales críticos en Nigeria, como Agua y Saneamiento (Waste Management).

Liderazgo

La fundación reconoce que tenemos desafíos de liderazgo como nación y que es necesario construir una nueva generación de líderes creíbles, responsables y éticos que impulsarán al continente hacia un desarrollo económico sostenible.
We will support organizations with a focus on developing the leadership skills of individuals particularly Youth, in Governance, economic development, organizational and professional development. We will also partner on initiatives that promote thought leadership and national development.

Otorgar criterios de elegibilidad

  • Organization applying for grant must have been registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission in Nigeria or an appropriate body within Africa for a least TWO years
  • Debe estar legalmente registrado como organización sin fines de lucro (GTE / LTD)
  • Required to show a strong governance structure (Board of Directors, CEO, Management Staff etc.)
  • May be required to show evidence of other sources of funding.
  • Required to show audited financial statements of no longer than two years before the application for funding.
  • Organization must show track record of past projects and work done in the ACT Foundation focus area of Health, Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Environment engagement.
  • Proposed projects/programs must have a maximum life cycle of 12 months i.e. it must be executed and completed within 6 to 12 months.
  • The organization applying is required to have staff strength of at least 5 Individuals and this will be verified by the Foundation
  • Organization is required to be open to independent audit of disbursed grants by the Foundation.

The Grant Application Guidelines

STEP 1: COMPLETE ONLINE APPLICATION

  • All initial applications will be made via the online application portal. Unsolicited applications will not be considered (ONLY organizations that meet all the eligibility criteria will be considered for funding).
    Only organizations whose applications are approved by management will be contacted to submit full proposals.

STEP 2: REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL.

  • Only successful applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal with a detailed budget for the grants.
  • Projects must indicate a strong Monitoring and Evaluation Plan as well as show a sustainability plan.
  • Applicants will be requested to submit references and due diligence will be conducted on all organizations.
  • Applicants may be required to submit further information to provide clarity on projects.
  • Curriculum Vitae of all members of the project team should be attached to proposal
  • Any conflict of interest should be declared at the application stage
  • All proposals will be reviewed by an independent selection committee.
  • All applicants will receive final feedback on proposals sent and any enquires at this stage can be made to ACT foundation programs team via programs@actrustfoundation.org

STEP 3: DUE DILIGENCE VISIT AND BACKGROUND CHECK

  • Upon final approval of the proposal, organizations will be formally notified and presented with the foundation’s MOU to be signed by the selected organizations before disbursement of funds.

Para más información:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2019 ACT Foundation grant cycle for nonprofits

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