Call for Proposals: French Embassy in Nigeria Innovative Projects from Civil Societies and Coalitions of Actors (PISCCA) Fund

Deadline: 23 July 2017

The French Embassy in Nigeria has launched a call for proposals to support small-scale projects through the new fund program entitled “Innovative Projects from Civil Societies and Coalitions of Actors” (PISCCA) to support projects from local Civil Society Organizations (CSOs).

PISCCA fund aims at funding small-scale and innovative projects and local initiatives carried out by civil society organizations.

Priority Areas

Socio-economic development and professional integration of women and young people.
Promotion of human rights, including participation to the public life and citizen involvement.

Funding Information

The contribution by PISCCA should be between 5.000€ and 40.000€.
The timeframe for the project should be comprised between 6 and 18 months.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants to this Fund must be Nigerian Civil Society organizations (CSO) officially registered for at least 24 months by the Nigerian authorities.
The programme strongly encourages synergies, partnerships and coalitions of actors.
Therefore, proposals presenting a capacity-building component for the holder of the project, for example through a mentoring, are welcomed.
These elements will be considered as strong assets during the selection process.

Selection Process

The following elements will be as well considered as strong assets during the selection process:

Project aimed to reduce gender inequalities;
Project aimed to mitigate the negative impacts of climate change and environmental degradation;
Projects presenting a capacity-building component for the holder of the project and networks;
Transversal projects and projects that fall under more than one priority area.

How to Apply

Interested applicants must download the application form via given website.

Eligible Country: Nigeria

Post Author: Opportunity Point

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