Call for Proposals for Global Allianc for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) Civil Society Strengthening Project 2013-14

Posted by Chinyere on Thu 29th Nov, 2012 -

Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is issuing a Call for Proposals for registered civil society organizations in Nigeria to create a national civil society network and/or strengthen an existing network’s capacity to:
  • Engage in immunization- and health system- strengthening processes
  • Influence and engage with country governments and development partners
  • Link communities with immunization and health systems
  • Act as key partners in implementing the Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP) at the country and community level

Grants are for a maximum of US$60,000 and will cover the period January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2014. Please send completed applications to: and, CC-ing,

Closing Date

7th December, 2012.

Sub-grantees must be registered civil society organizations in Chad, Nigeria, India, Haiti, Guinea, Liberia and Uganda and meet all or most of the below criteria:
  • Participation in the National Health Sector Coordination Committee (HSCC) or equivalent body
  • Experience in mobilizing NGO networks and coordinating CSO feedback into national health sector planning and policy dialogue
  • Experience with advocacy with collective NGO partners at various levels
  • Focus on immunization: MNCH- Maternal New-born and Child Health is an added advantage
  • Engagement in social mobilization activities to increase demand and address immunization inequities issues
  • Demonstrated experience and capacity in project oversight and financial management
  • Experience in developing and monitoring a corresponding work plan and implementing activities as sub-grantees
  • Familiarity with HSFP and country’s application history
  • Awareness of new vaccine introduction in the country and ideas for how CSOs can support this process

Interested CSOS Should Send An Emails To Listed Above To Receive Proposal Application Package.