Updated Feb 15, 2018CLOSED

STAR-Ghana Local Governance Strategic Policy Grants

Offered by Department for International Development, Danida and European Commission as part of Strengthening Transparency, Accountability and Responsiveness (STAR-Ghana)

The Strategic Policy Grants Component will support national level CSOs with capacity to do strategic level policy influencing to implement projects aimed at addressing systemic constraints around local governance and decentralisation issues at the policy levels.

Projects should request grant fund support not exceeding GHC 600,000.
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CLOSEDFeb 28, 2018Deadline
Up to $134,018Amount

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 3: Proof of Concept, Stage 4: Transition to Scale and Stage 5: Scaling
Implemented in:
Focus AreasGood Governance (Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance) and Inclusion
Citizen Participation (Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance) and Inclusion
The call will focus on unfinished business in local governance in the following areas:

Promoting basic service delivery and development management at local level.
Innovative technologies and media for promoting citizens participation, accountability and public access to information in local governance.
Gender inclusion, disability and diversity in local governance.
Poverty reduction, local economic development, resource mobilisation and budgetary utilisation at the local level.
Implementing the new Act 936, party political elections of MMDCEs and voter education and sensitisation towards Referendum.

Application Directions

Download an application form for the local governance – strategic partnerships component (see attachments below)

This form should be completed and submitted by email to: strategiclocalgovernance@star-ghana.org.

Application And Awards Process

Shortlisted applications will be notified within two weeks after close of application and will be work with the Programme Management Team to co-develop full proposals for consideration by the Steering Committee..


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