Call for proposals – SARAO Community Development Grant

Call for proposals – SARAO Community Development Grant 2024 (pdf)

CALLING ALL COMMUNITY MEMBERS!

YOU ARE INVITED TO SUBMIT PROPOSALS FOR THE SOUTH AFRICAN RADIO ASTRONOMY OBSERVATORY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GRANTS

Organisations and/or individuals who are part of or are involved in a community development programme, are eligible for the SARAO Community Development Grant.

Eligibility for SARAO Community Development Grant:

Organisations and/or individuals who are part of or are involved in a community development programme in the following towns are eligible:

• Carnarvon
• Williston
• Brandvlei
• Van Wysksvlei
• Vosburg
• Fraserburg

The grant committee is interested in projects in the following areas:

• Early Childhood Development
• Literacy Programs
• Youth Development Programmes
• Sports, and Recreational Activities
• Arts, Culture and Indigenous Knowledge Systems
• Community Safety
• Anti-Alcohol & Drug Abuse
• Any other social challenge in the community

We will be looking at:

• Relevance of your project
• Project objectives and outcomes
• Proof of financial need
• A viable and realistic budget
• The envisaged impact and benefit of your project
• The project implementation plan (timelines, expenditure plan, beneficiaries, etc.)

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

Proposals are to be submitted to rvaneck@sarao.ac.za and dtau@sarao.ac.za by Friday, 14 June 2024.

All proposals will be evaluated by a panel, with relevant community and SARAO representation. Successful applicants will be notified in writing.