In the framework of the International Decade for People of African Descent, OHCHR is inviting proposals to support projects of civil society and non-government organizations that aim at promoting and protecting the human rights of people of African descent through the IDPAD grant scheme.
The IDPAD grant scheme is for a maximum duration of 12 months and the amount requested from OHCHR for the implementation of the project cannot exceed 15,000 USD.
Projects can include the following activities, amongst others:
- seminars, workshops, trainings;
- capacity building activities;
- institutional strengthening activities
The following activities will not be covered:
- individual sponsorships for participation in workshops, seminars, conferences, congresses;
- one-off conferences;
- capital expenditure, eg land, buildings, equipment and vehicles individual scholarships for studies or training courses;
- supporting political parties;
- The IDPAD grant scheme provides financial support to projects that aim at promoting and protecting the human rights of people of African descent worldwide.
- Each organization can submit only one application under each call for proposals. They give priority to applications submitted by small and grassroot organizations.
How to apply?
Applications can be submitted in English or French. The templates below are available in both languages.
- The project proposal, using the following application form. Please note that the project proposal should not exceed 10 pages.
- Budget, using the following budget template. Please note that the maximum amount for the IDPAD Grant is 15,000 USD.
- Copy of NGO’s registration certificate
- CVs of staff (if applicable)
Deadline for application: 20 May 2022. Incomplete and/or late applications will not be considered.
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