Eurasia Foundation (EF) announces a call for applications for civil society organizations (CSOs) to participate in the Institutional Development Program (IDP). IDP is a part of the Civil Society Support Program in Central Asia (CSSP), a five-year program funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by EF. IDP is a 14-month program designed to empower established and new civil society organizations from Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
IDP consists of a series of closely interconnected activities involving rapid assessments of CSO’s organizational capacities, tailored trainings, mentoring and other technical assistance. Staff from organizations participating in IDP will be eligible to enrol in the CSO Development School, a series of online and in-person learning events focused on the most pressing needs of civil society in Central Asia today. Organizations who demonstrate commitment to the program and potential for strategic growth will be eligible for institutional development (ID) grants.
Purpose of the program: To empower established and new civil society organizations from Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan to be financially viable and responsive to their constituents through a series of intentional, collaborative activities to strengthen organizational capacity, broaden the knowledge base of CSO staff and deepen their relationships with key constituencies and other stakeholders.
Eligibility: All applicants must be legally registered as a non-commercial, nonprofit organization that operates in one or more of the target countries (Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and/or Uzbekistan).
Application Deadline: May 25, 2020
For more details, please see: https://bit.ly/IDP-RFA-ENG