Aim of Grant Competition
LEPL Center for Electoral Systems Development, Reforms and Trainings with the financial assistance of EU and in partnership with the UNDP project “Promoting Credible and Sustainable Electoral Institutions and Processes”, announced grant competition, aiming to reveal projects, accomplishment of which shall support increasing of electorate activity for ongoing election year, making of purposeful choice by the voters and organization/arrangement of various informational campaigns in this direction.
Grant project should correspond with the aims of contest and strategic view of NGO, regarding the issues of development of election culture and involvement of voters from ethnic minority, IDPs and/or disabled individuals groups in elections.
Public Awareness campaign for 2013 president elections.
Major directions of grant project
Target groups of project shall be revealed on the basis of tools elaborated in advance and may include at least one of the target groups listed below:
Project should include at least two public (role play, theatrical) relevant educational/information large scale activities targeting on promotion of their acitivities in elections.
Projects regarding ethnic groups must be accomplished by considering language and in some cases traditional/religious barriers (preparing of educational materials on languages of ethnic minorities, etc).
Grant project venue
Grant project must be carried out in one or several regions of Georgia, selected by the applicant’s discretion (Samegrelo, Shida Kartli – Gori, Kvemo Kartli, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Kakheti, also compact settlements of IDPs).
Grant Project duration
Accomplishment of activities - August 10 – October 30, 2013
Reporting October 11 – October 30, 2013
Financing limits of grant project:
Who can participate:
Any local noncommercial (nonprofit) legal entities (hereinafter referred to as nongovernmental organization) registered pursuant to the legislation of Georgia at the moment of competition announcement, priority will be given to the applicants, which have the experience of working in the said regions and represent the local and/or regional organizations.
Additional requirements regarding NGO
For effective provision of the project activities in regard with target groups, project must include detailed estimation/description of NGO capacities, experience in accomplishment of election and/or civil education projects (application should include list of similar projects accomplished by the organization, including partner/donor organizations if available).
Nongovernmental organization must present the following documentation for participation in grant competition:
a) Application to participate in the competition (according to Annex #1 Available in Georgian);
b) Grant project description and justification (According to Annex #2 Available in Georgian);
c) A detailed project budget (according to Annex #3 Available in Georgian);
d) One–page project resume;
e) Exctract from the Registry of Entrepreneurial and nonentrepreuniral (noncommercial) legal entities (est. 2013) and incorporational document according to the legislation;
f) Any other documentation better presenting submitted grant project.
Incomplete documentations will not be reviewed.
Grant competition schedule
Competition documentation should be presented:
Written and e-form (CD), adhering to the terms presented in grant competition schedule for submitting the documents, 10:00-17:00 (except weekends) address: 13th km of David Agmashenebeli Highway.
Competition commission reviews correspondence of grant projects with competition aims and requirements, without attending representatives of nongovernmental organizations presenting the projects.
Commission is authorized to request additional information on grant project from project presenting nongovernmental organization, which is obliged no later than 2 days to present relevant information to the Commission, in written form.
Competition commission shall estimate the grant projects according to the criteria (Available in Georgian) given in the annex.
Participants will be notified about competition results via e-mail notification; information on selected project (s) shall be placed on official webpage of the Center - www.electionreforms.ge
Contact person : Zurab Luashvili - 599 95 83 83