The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) is calling for groups, organizations, NGOs and other working to ensure the overall development of Southern Africa to submit request for grants up to $50,000.
The Grant proposal should be in areas that align the OSISA objectives which include democracy, human rights and good governance.
OSISA grants can be in any of the following three categories.
Anchor Grants: grant support to an institutional partner playing unique role in the region and with strong capacity to act, whose values very closely align to OSISA’s.
Capacity Building Grants: grant support to individual organizations, groups, networks or alliances of NGOs, or to institutions of higher education that seek to work with a wide cross-section of a specific community.
Core Grants: grant support to organizations whose missions and programs align with that of OSISA’s aims and objectives. The core grants are distributed in the form of seed or operational funding.
Policy and Research Grants: grant support for efforts aimed at long-term systemic change at the policy or legal level
Organizations in 10 southern Africa countries namely Angola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe can apply for the grant.
Interested participants are to submit applications materials which include- a cover letter, an executive summary and a grant proposal.
For addition information see the OSISA Call for Grants Proposal