Funding

2020 funding cycle process and dates will be confirmed in due time.

Any further updates will be posted here, and on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Application Process

New organisation/grantees funded for 1 year or less: The application process has multiple phases, beginning with the submission of an Expression of Interest (EoI). If your EoI is accepted, you will be invited to submit a full application and participate in a site visit.

Returning Grantees (that have received 2+ years of funding): Will be invited to submit a full application and participate in a site visit. OSF-SA will contact returning grantees directly. You are not required to submit an EoI.

Our ordinary due diligence requirements including site visits, and conflict of interest policy requirements and OSF-SA Board approval processes will not be altered.

Funding Cycles and Important Dates

Programmatic Funding Priorities for 2019

OSF- SA has two thematic programmes:

  • Justice, Equality, and Rights, and
  • Information, Expression, and Accountability.

Expressions of Interests (EOIs) received will be assessed based on the strength of their alignment with each programmes’ focus, in addition to meeting OSF-SA assessment and eligibility criteria. Click here to learn more.

Eligibility and Assessment Criteria

OSF-SA EOI/Application and Reporting Templates and Useful Information

OSF-SA uses an online Expression of Interest (EOI) / Application system. During the application process, you will be asked to upload additional information which must be provided on OSF-SA’s templates. Click here for more information.

FAQ

Unsure? Have a question? Please visit our FAQ page.

Submit an Expression of Interest (EOI)

Open/Special Calls

From time to time, OSF-SA may issue a special call for issue or theme specific applications and proposals. For current open calls please click here.