SUB AWARDS TO SUPPORT CAPACITY BUILDING OF REGIONAL KEY POPULATION NETWORKS ON RESOURCE MOBILIZATION AND FUNDRAISING Call for Proposals

The Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC) and its partners Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) and El Centro de Orientación e Investigación Integral (COIN), have received a Global Fund grant which will bring together organizations with complementary mandates, technical expertise and constituencies in a harmonized approach to leverage and support the effort of communities, civil society actors governments and technical partners in advancing the regional HIV response.

This project provides a unique opportunity to institutionalize partnerships between civil society and governments to achieve and sustain effective programs that meet the needs of key populations (KPs) and diminish the HIV epidemic.

FUNDING PRIORITIES/ AREAS OF INTEREST
The Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC) is pleased to announce a round of continued funding for regional Key Population networks to implement capacity building interventions in the area of fundraising or resource mobilization. Accordingly, CVC/ will support grant applications to undertake the following or any closely related activities:Development of resource mobilization strategy and action plan for the regional organization and its national level affiliates detailing: identify potential sources of funding; analyze resource partners contributions to the sector; analyze priorities and funding modalities offered by partners; and formulate recommendations for improving the mobilization of external sources of funding;Development of costed Strategic Plans for the  regional organization and/or  its national level affiliates as well as a Communication Plan and/or related communications materials to support resource mobilization strategies;Development of fundraising/resource mobilization toolkits to support improved fundraising to guide national level affiliates;Training in resource mobilization and resource planning, technical proposal writing, social marketing, good governance and strengthening internal controls to support accountability at CSO level ; andAny other resource mobilization strategy designed to look at opportunities to attract more flexible and predictable multi-year funding, to be able to respond to the needs of key population groups.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY?
Caribbean Regional networks working with Key Population groups (i.e.  including men who have sex with men, trans persons, sex workers, persons living with HIV, migrant populations, youth, and women and girls who have experienced GBV etc) in Jamaica, Belize, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Guyana.

FUNDING LIMIT
Each organization may apply for an award of up to $20,000USD to support project-related costs for up to seven (7) months (renewable based on the availability of funds).  Allocations for salaries, stipends, incentives and overheads should not exceed 40% of the total budget for the grant.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
Please submit all applications to programms@cvccoalition.org. Please include subject line – Sub-Award to Regional Networks.

All applications must be received no later than:
FRIDAY, 6TH MARCH 2020.

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MINI GRANTS TO SUPPORT ADVOCACY CAMPAIGNS FOCUSED ON REDUCING THE INCIDENCE AND IMPACT OF GENDER-BASED AND INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE  ON KEY POPULATION GROUPS
Call for Proposals

The Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC) and its partners Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP) and El Centro de Orientación e Investigación Integral (COIN), have received a Global Fund grant which will bring together organizations with complementary mandates, technical expertise and constituencies in a harmonized approach to leverage and support the effort of communities, civil society actors governments and technical partners in advancing the regional HIV response.This project provides a unique opportunity to institutionalize partnerships between civil society and governments to achieve and sustain effective programs that meet the needs of key populations (KPs) and diminish the HIV epidemic.

FUNDING PRIORITIES/AREAS OF INTEREST
CVC is pleased to announce funding for small grants to support Advocacy Campaigns inclusive of associated/related actions in support of key population groups, specifically women and girls, transwomen and men who have sex with Men . The campaign should focus on the  the following general areas:to improve laws and policies focused on GBV and/or IPV or to promote the development of strong zero-tolerance policiesstrengthening the health sector’s response to GBV and IPV including: screening for abuse, risk assessment, providing medical care, counselling referrals to a network of service providers, and community-focused prevention initiatives.To  improve intersectoral coordination and monitor progress in developing national plans and policies on violence – creates commitment and political space for dialogue between civil society and the state e.g. score cardsDevelopment of community-based networks for coordinating services to victims, improving access to justice and promoting violence prevention – to enhance the quality of care provided to survivors, and help mobilize public support for survivors and decrease tolerance of violent behaviour e.g. coordination meetingsCommunity-based educational activities to:increase knowledge of legal and social rights and empower persons to seek help for abuse; andpromote community-wide changes in attitudes and practices related to gender norms and violence-related attitudes and behaviors against select KP groups.Social media campaigns designed to document disseminate and promote services for survivors of GBV and IPV provided through multi-sectoral initiatives include telephone hotlines, emergency shelters, police intervention, legal assistance, counselling, psychological care, support groups, income-generation programmes etc. 

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO APPLY
Civil Society Organizations serving key populations that are based in Belize, Suriname and Trinidad & Tobago.  

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS
Please submit all applications to programms@cvccoalition.org. Please include subject line – Advocacy Campaign Grant Proposal.

All applications must be received no later than:  
Friday March 6th , 2020

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