Updated Dec 19, 2018CLOSED

Implementation of Good governance, Peace Building and Conflict Resolution and Livelihoods/ Economic Empowerment Programmes in Tanzania

Offered by The Foundation for Civil Society (FCS)

The Foundation for Civil Society (FCS) is seeking proposals from Tanzanian civil society organizations (from both mainland and Zanzibar) to apply for grants to implement projects on three main broad programmatic areas which are (i) Good governance (ii) Peace Building and Conflict Resolution and (iii) Livelihoods and Economic Empowerment.
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CLOSEDJan 15, 2019Deadline
$8,694 - $326,055Amount
Criteria: LabelCriteria: DescriptionAmount Per Prize
Grant Window Category 1Medium Grants$21,737 - $156,506
Grant Window Category 2Innovative Grants$8,694 - $21,302
Grant Window Category 3Strategic Grants$108,685 - $326,055

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented in:
Focus AreasGood Governance (Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance)
Peace and Resilience (Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance)
Economic Growth and Trade and Inclusion
Who can apply

The following institutions are eligible to apply for grants at the Foundation for civil society:

Non-governmental Organisations (NGO);
Community Based organization (CBO) ;
Professional Associations;
Trade Unions;
Media Organisation
Faith Based Organization (FBO)

Other Requirements

FCS can only make grants to local organizations that are established for not-for private- profit purposes. Even if the activity for which you have applied is charitable, you will not be eligible for a grant unless your constitution clearly states the charitable nature for which your organization has been set up. If you think your organization may be affected by this condition, please get advice from Foundation before you make an application.

The Foundation will NOT make grants available for/to:

· Endowments & scholarships.
· Projects or activities outside Tanzania.

· Projects or activities which have already been finished

· Projects that provide grants to other organizations.

· An honorarium for organization’s paid staff.

· Income-generation / Microfinance activities.

· Applications from professional fundraisers or consultants acting on behalf of organizations.

· Individuals.

· Political parties.
· Projects that promote a particular religion, ethnic group/tribe or race.

· Private sector businesses (unless they are not for-private-profit).

· Organizations that are in significant debt.

· Stand-alone Workshops, Conferences,

· Seminars, unless they are part of a wider set of activities, and are linked to clearresults

· Unanticipated costs (contingencies).

· Provision of social services.

· Applications for Strategic Grants to implement projects on HIV and AIDS.

Application Directions

One is by filling the application form online through our grants databasehttp://www.smartgrants.co.tzand submit your application online or through downloading the application form and its attachments from FCS websitehttp://www.thefoundation.or.tzand fill the form then send it with its attachments to FCS by registered mail or through hand delivery.


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