Call for proposals for Emergency Response Small Grants in Beirut
Following the tragic explosion at the port of Beirut, Lebanon, on 4 August 2020, CEPF is requesting environmental civil society actors in Lebanon to apply for funding to address the immediate impact of this disaster on their infrastructure and operating facilities. These grants are aimed to mitigate the immediate impacts of the disaster, while also building a foundation for the engagement of civil society organizations in planning for relief and reconstruction.
CEPF and BirdLife
International, serving as regional implementation team (RIT) for the hotspot,
are inviting proposals in the form of letters of inquiry (LOIs) for small
grants from non-governmental organizations in Lebanon.
Where: Beirut, Lebanon
Opening Date: Monday 24 August 2020
Closing Date: Monday 7 September 2020
Budget: Between US $1,000 and US
$7,000 per grant
Theme: Strategic Direction 5:
Strengthen the regional conservation community in the hotspot
Eligible activities are
reparation of the applicant’s office / project facilities that were
damaged as a result of the disaster in Beirut on 4 August 2020;
- The purchase
of project equipment that was damaged to the extent that it is rendered
unusable, or destroyed as a result of the disaster in Beirut on 4 August
How to Apply
read the call for proposals document, available below, which provides
detailed requirements and instructions.
Letters of Inquiry can be
submitted in English or Arabic.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE LOI
FORMATS FOR THIS CALL FOR PROPOSALS ARE DIFFERENT FROM THE USUAL LOIs UNDER THE
CEPF MEDITERRANEAN SMALL GRANTS PROGRAMME.
Applicants must submit
their Letter of Inquiry by the deadline to CEPF-MED-RIT@birdlife.org.
applicants are encouraged to discuss project ideas and eligibility, contact:
Sharif Jbour, Programme Officer for the Middle East; Sharif.Jbour@birdlife.org