DEVELOPMENT EXCHANGE CENTRE
NOTICE OF CALL FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
The DEVELOPMENT EXCHANGE CENTRE (DEC), is a non-governmental, non-discriminating, not-for profit, women-focused organisation improving the wellbeing of women groups and communities in Nigeria through socio-economic interventions for sustainable development.
DEC is calling for expressions of interest for the selection of partners to ensure the implementation of projects in respect of its strategic programming. DEC’s approach of selection is to ensure that DEC partners with organizations most suited to achieve desired results and objectives of its projects. To this effect, DEC invites non-governmental organizations/community based organizations operating in Bauchi or Gombe states that will support primarily women, adolescent girls and the girl child (girls of school age) to bid for a project from the thematic areas of:
|a. Adult literacy
b. Adolescent girls
c. Girl-child education
|a. Vocational training
Each proposed project will be for a period of 6 to 9 months only.
To accommodate a wide range of intending bidders, organizations have been grouped into the following categories:
A. Category A: groups without a formal registration from any government authority but recognized by and accepted by their communities. They have minimal management structure and are financially self-sustaining through contributions and levies for their activities (‘informal groups’). This category of groups is eligible for projects with budgets of the Naira equivalent of 10004000 Euro.
B. Category B: groups that have partial financial support and some form of legal recognition (such as members of trade unions, cooperatives and associations), but may not have a structured constitution. Groups here have staff/volunteers and their activities are financed by member’s contributions and donations. (‘Semi-formal’). This category of groups is eligible for projects with budgets of the Naira equivalent of 50006999 Euro.
C. Category C: groups registered with government agencies such as the Corporate Affairs commission (CAC), with a management and Leadership structure consisting of staff, management and directors. The activities are planned and carried out by employees and financed by donations and grants. (‘Formal groups’). This category of groups is eligible for projects with budgets of the Naira equivalent of 700010000 Euro.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMISSION OF CONCEPT NOTES:
1. All relevant documents for the CEO can be accessed on DEC’s website: www.dexcentre.org or (hard copies) at the organization’s head office at No. 5 Kaduna Road, Bauchi, Bauchi state. For groups/organizations that wish to complete the form in hard copy only, please download the form “Organizational Profile version 13.12.19”. Others who may wish to complete the form electronically may download the form “Organizational Profile version e_13.12.19”.
2. Completed electronic forms are to be submitted to [email protected] with file name “Organizational Profile version e 13.12.19” as subject. Corresponding hard copies are to be submitted at DEC head office at No. 5 Kaduna Road, Bauchi, Bauchi state. Hard copies will be deposited in a collection box at the entrance of the DEC head office. A register to document details of submission. Please ensure to fill the register.
3. All applications to be submitted in sealed Envelope addressed to:
The Local Approval Committee
4. Indicate the category (e.g. “Category B”) on the top right-hand corner of envelope.
The deadline for submission is 4pm (Nigeria), January 24, 2020. After this time, no further documents will be accepted. All inquiry about this call should be made to [email protected] with the subject- “SSPF INQUIRY” before January 14, 2020 after which no further inquiries will be entertained.
DEC reserves the right to reconsider the geographic or sectoral distribution of projects based on the interests of its programming. DEC also reserves the right to carry out all or part of the call for expressions of interest.
Please note that the forms are not for sale and you are not to give any form of gratification to access the form. Only selected bidders will be contacted by DEC for the formalities of partnership.
DEC brings to the attention of the public that the application and submission process is free of charge.
Women-focused organizations, women groups and women-led organizations are encouraged to attempt.
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