Deadline: August 29, 2014
The United Nations Office and Drugs and Crime (UNODC) Youth Initiative invites proposals for the DAPC Grants 2014. This Call for Proposals seeks to provide funding support to NGOs in low- and middle-income countries whose projects are aimed at preventing substance use among the youth.
Grant funding under this Call for Proposals shall be provided to projects that:
- are focused on prevention on substance use. This is assessed on the basis of how well the project activities are in line with the International Standards on Drug Prevention (http://www.unodc.org/unodc/en/prevention/prevention-standards.html) and follow the evidence based practices for prevention work targeting youth presented in these standards.
- are targeting youth;
- support the active participation of youth in their communities;
- are initiated, planned, managed, implemented, monitored and/or evaluated by youth;
- connect youth to the activities of the UNODC Youth Initiative, also through its visibility in social media.
Grants may be awarded either for self-contained activities or for activities which are a component of a larger project.
Size of Awards
Awards will not exceed US$10,000 and proposals should normally be for amounts of not less than US$5,000. All the applications will be considered even if their budget does not reach the higher limit. Please note that the value for money will be assessed as a part of the rating.
Any grant awarded under this grants programme will be for a maximum of USD 10,000, but generally not under USD 5,000, to be paid typically in one installment. All the applications will be considered even if their budget does not reach the higher limit. Please note that value for money will be assessed as a part of the rating criteria.
In order to be eligible for a grant/contract, applicants must:
- be a non-profit making organisation or NGO registered under the relevant Laws of the country where it is registered– registration certificate needs to be submitted with the proposal to proof the status of the organization;
- be directly responsible for the preparation and management of the project, i.e. not acting as an intermediary;
- demonstrate prior experience of implementing activities in the area of substance use prevention, health education, youth empowerment or other related field of work;
- have the needed experience and capability to administer international funding;
- have a bank account.
In order to be eligible, organisations who have previously benefitted from a DAPC grant, must submit a written statement explaining the difference between the proposed and the previous project. Furthermore, they need to have submitted the final report of the previous project
Grant applicants should consider the following fundamental principles in designing their grant project proposals:
- an ethical approach to grant implementation
- partnership with other stakeholders
- project design with the potential for replication
- sustainability of project
How to Apply
Applicants should fill in the DAPC grant proposal summary and the DAPC grant proposal budget, and submit them together with the copy of a registration certificate to the Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section, to the email address [email protected], no later than 29 August 2014, midnight (GMT+2 hours).
Please see the Call for Proposals for more detailed instructions on how to apply.
For more information, visit UNODC DAPC Grants.