Action Aid Zambia (AAZ) Request for Proposals

ActionAid Zambia (AAZ) – Request for Proposals (RFP) No. SD001

Recipient Country: Zambia

Call opens: 29th August 2018

Deadline for submission of applications: 4th September 2018

ActionAid Zambia is pleased to announce the call for proposals under the SIDA supported Strengthening Civil Society Effectiveness in Promoting Good Governance and Increasing Citizen’s Awareness and Demand for Human Rights in Zambia project. for Local CSOs in Zambia.

The average contribution is expected to be in the range of ZMW 5,000- ZMW1,000,000 per project per year. Larger projects may be considered on an exceptional basis. The average duration of a project is 3 months up to 3 years, with all project activities to be completed by October 31, 2021.

I. Eligibility Criteria

  • Please note that most of funding is to be directed toward local civil society organizations (including Non-Governmental Organizations, Social Movements and Community Action Groups) working at the local level.
  • Project proposals with national reach will be eligible for the call where relevant.
  • Please note that infrastructure projects will not be considered under this call.
  • The call is always looking to fund innovative projects which deliver measurable results.
  • Follow the link below or contact ActionAid Zambia to get the detailed eligibility criteria and grant types.

II. Thematic priorities

The Fund will grant applications in the areas that address identified needs of the target areas that fall within one or more of the priorities listed below;

  • Enhance citizens’ civic participation and state accountability for improved governance and public service delivery in Zambia.
  • Support CSOs interventions which promote transparency and prudent public resource management through citizens awareness and demand for accountability.
  • Strengthen the capacities of citizens in their role in protecting the environment as well as holding government accountable on the enforcement of policies and regulations for sustainable Natural Resource (NR) management and climate justice.
  • Strengthen the capacity of citizens to demand for implementation of policies and programmes to promote inclusiveness, accessibility, accountability and quality of health services.

III. Gender and Human Rights

In line with the efforts to advance gender equality and human rights, each applicant is required to show gender mainstreaming and human rights based approach to programming as part of their application.

IV. How to apply

  • Complete the project application and budget formswith necessary details about project activities and spending. Note that only complete applications will be considered.

All applications must be submitted by end of day  Sunday September 30, 2018, to the Email: [email protected] or send by mail to by addressing to; The Grants Manager ActionAid Zambia; 38G Kabulonga Road, Ibex Hill;  P.O. BOX 51407;  Lusaka.

Applications received after the deadlines will not be considered.

Application Forms and Detailed RFP

Use the link to download the appropriate application forms. Do not hesitate to contact our team via email: [email protected]  for more information about the application process. Information sessions have been planned in the following programme geographic areas;

1. Lusaka Province

10th September, 2018

ActionAid Zambia Head Office, Plot 38G, along Kabulonga Road; P.O. Box 51407

Ibex Hill – Lusaka. Time: 09:00hrs to 12:30hrs; E-mail: [email protected]

2. Southern Province

12th September 2018

Leon Conference center, Along Livingstone Road; Opposite Catholic Church. Choma District.

Contact Mr. Sibu Malambo – From Youth Development Organization (YDO); Cell: +260977881941

Time: 09:00hrs to 12:30hrs; Email: [email protected]

3. Western Province

14th September 2018

Nalumba Lodge, along Lusaka Road; Mongu District

Time: 09:00hrs to 12:30hrs CONTACT David on Cell: +260977564794 or E- [email protected]

4. North-Western Province & 5. Copperbelt Province

17th September 2018 & 18th September 2018

For confirmation of Venue, CONTACT:

Brian Moyowanyambe | Project Officer | Copperbelt / Northwestern Zambia

Tel: +26 (0) 211 255 132 | Mob: +26 (0) 977 651914

Email: [email protected]

5. Northern Province & 7. Muchinga Province

17th September 2018 & 18th September 2018

For confirmation of Venue, CONTACT:

Exilda Chisongo | Programme Officer | Zambia Tel: +260 (966) 453 677 | Mob: +260 (979) 786 304   Email: [email protected]

6. Eastern Province

20th September 2018

For confirmation of Venue, CONTACT:

Keepers Zambia Foundation (KZF) in Chipata.

Cell: +260 966133685

Email: [email protected]

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