Criteria for Selection
Selection Criteria And Process Applications will be evaluated on the extent to which the organization possesses the vision, drive, experience and skills required to create and sustain a project that will advance OSIWA’s objectives.
- Is the project relevant to OSIWA’s strategic priorities?
- Is the project sufficiently innovative in its approach and sound in its strategy to have an impact on public opinion, policies, and/or reform activities at the national, regional or local level?
- Are the project goals and timeline realistic and manageable?
- Does the project budget speak to the activities?
- Is the Monitoring and Evaluation framework well defined?
- Does the project identify and build on existing efforts by organizations or individuals already working on the issue?
- Does the project have multiplier effect?
- Does the organization demonstrate the vision and skills, breadth of experience, and discipline needed to accomplish the project with a high degree of success in a timely and cost-effective manner?
- Do the organizations’ track record and recommendations distinguish the organization as one who will lend a new or important voice to the advocacy community and be an agent for change?
- Does the organization possess the leadership and analytical qualities needed to raise the level of local or national discussion and influence policy debate on the issues underlying his or her project?
OSIWA requires all organizations seeking funding to submit a completed application form and a Monitoring and Evaluation Framework. The application should also include the following information as attachments.
Proof of registration and, if available, a copy of organizational statutes ; A list of board members, trustees and staff; A list of current activities or, if available, a most recent annual report; A current organizational budget and, if available, an audited financial statement; A recent project or organizational evaluation, if available