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Practitioner Research and Learning Grant

Grants to International Researchers for
Transparency & Accountability Research Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Making All Voices Count

LOI Date:

08/14/15

Deadline Date:

09/25/15 10:00 AM BST

Description:

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Grants of up to £25,000 to Ghana, Kenya, the Philippines, South Africa and Tanzania governance practitioners and tech innovators to engage in self-critical, reflective enquiry into their own practice and working context within governance or tech innovation projects. August 14 is the deadline for a letter of intent.

Funding is intended to support research by and for practitioners on processes, projects, initiatives or aspects of practice that they are involved in, that try to strengthen citizens’ voice to get governments to respond to them and be accountable to them.

Research and learning that takes place in other countries may be supported if it has clear relevance to practice in one or more of the above priority countries.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159211

Number of Grants:

Up to 8.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to £25,000.

Term of Contract:

Proposals can range from a minimum of 3 months to a maximum of 12 months.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations and individuals are eligible for applying for Practitioner Research & Learning Grants.

Practitioners refers to people in government, non-governmental, civil society, and private sector organizations working on citizen engagement and social accountability, and tech innovators working on applications of technology for transparency and accountability (Tech4T&A) related purposes.

Pre-Application Information:

Applicants should complete the attached Making All Voices Count Practitioner Research and Learning Grant Application Form and submit via email to practice-research@makingallvoicescount.org.

Shortlisted applicants will be notified by email by 17:00 BST on 21 August 2015.

Shortlisted applicants will be paired with a Making All Voices Count research mentor by 17:00 BST on 28 August 2015 to help refine the research questions and issue and support the preparation of a full written Practitioner Research & Learning proposal (3-4 pages) and a budget and project plan.

Shortlisted applicants full written proposal must be submitted by 10:00am BST on 25 September 2015.

Successful applicants to this call for research & learning proposals will be notified by email by 17:00 BST on 2 October 2015.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

research@makingallvoicescount.org
+ 27 11 7261090

Postnet Suite 515 | Private Bag X113
Melville 2109
Johannesburg, South Africa

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Geographic Focus:

International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.