PISCCA aims at funding small-scale projects and local initiatives which contribute to the following objectives:
- bring concrete and positive changes in the life of the beneficiaries and communities;
- strengthen the capacities of both beneficiaries and the Nigerian civil society;
- promote social, economic, political, cultural rights and sustainable development;
- foster networking and synergies between stakeholders on the field.
Applicants to this Fund must be member of a Nigerian Civil Society organization (associations, local and international NGOs, cooperatives), especially organizations supported by women or young people, or any non-profit-making legal person governed by private law, officially registered for at least 24 months by the Nigerian authorities.
Entities that have already carried out concrete activities in the sector for which this grant is requested.
Each organization can only submit one project.
The program strongly encourages synergies, partnerships and coalitions of actors, including more experienced organizations, community groups or local authorities. Transversal projects that falls under more than one priority area are strongly encouraged as well.