Updated Jul 11, 2019CLOSED

2019 Call for Proposals - Scaling Up Nutrition Movement Pooled Fund

Offered by UK Aid, Global Affairs Canada, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit, Norad and UNOPS

The Scaling Up Nutrition Movement Pooled Fund (The Pooled Fund) is a source of funding of catalytic and innovative projects to support Multi-Sector/Stakeholder Platforms in SUN Countries to increase the effectiveness and impact of national efforts to end malnutrition in all its forms.
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CLOSEDJul 14, 2019Deadline
Up to $300,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 4: Transition to Scale, Stage 5: Scaling and Stage 6: Sustained Scale
Implemented in:
CountryComoros, Afghanistan, Guinea, Guatemala, Ghana, Gambia, The, Gabon, Ethiopia, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Congo, Republic of the, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Chad, Cameroon, Cambodia, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Botswana, Benin, Bangladesh, Haiti, Papua New Guinea, Malawi, Senegal, Rwanda, Philippines, Peru, Nigeria, Niger, Nepal, Namibia, Mozambique, Mauritania, Mali, Liberia, Lesotho, Laos, Kyrgyzstan, Kenya, Honduras, Guinea-Bissau, Cote d'Ivoire, Central African Republic, Togo, Tajikistan, Uganda, Indonesia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Vietnam, Tanzania, Swaziland, Sudan, Sri Lanka, South Sudan, Somalia, Sierra Leone, Madagascar, Myanmar, Pakistan and Yemen
Focus AreasNutrition (Health)
Projects funded by Window II of the Pooled Fund should be coupled with capacity building and other learning activities to reinforce in-country capabilities of all stakeholders in SUN Countries by including the following elements in their design:
a) Continuously improve country planning to end malnutrition;
b) Mobilise, advocate and communicate for impact;
c) Strengthen capacity of government and non-governmental systems, multi-sectoral teams, and theirindividual members, for scaled-up nutrition action at all levels;
d) Ensure equity, equality and non-discrimination for all, with women and girls at the centre of efforts.

State and non-state actors such as Governments, Civil Society Alliances, SUN Business Network, Academia, Media, Parliamentarians and in-country UN agencies from SUN Countries are eligible to apply. The applicant must be a recognised member of the Multi-Sector/Stakeholder Platform in-country.

Non-profit business enterprises, such as a Chamber of Commerce, may apply. Other private, for-profit businesses may not be the main applicant however, commercial entities can be a sub-grantee for any specific activity in the project proposal.

Only one project per SUN Country will be funded under this Call for Proposal for Window II. If more than one application is submitted per SUN Country, only the application with the highest score from evaluation among all other applications from the same SUN Country will be funded.
The projects should include activities that are:
Delivered through collaborations, partnerships and joint implementation;
Built on existing delivery systems which can be scaled up at sub-national level;
Sustainable; and
Scalable within districts/regions in-country.

Other Requirements

Reporting Requirements
The Grantee shall submit to the following milestone reports during the life of this Agreement in the formats provided in Annex C, and in line with the above Payment Schedule (as per Clause 5.2):
(a) To UNOPS, financial reports on the use of Grant funds [insert frequency, e.g. six months]; and
(b) To [insert as applicable: UNOPS or funding source/client], milestone narrative reports every[insert frequency].

Application And Awards Process

Please submit your application by email only. Submission will be accepted only if sent to thededicated email address: SUNgrants@unops.org.


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