Call for Selection of Regional Civil society Organisations

Call for Selection of Regional Civil society Organisations

Sep 17, 2020

People in Need (PIN) is a Czech international, non-profit organization working to protect human rights and democratic freedom in crisis regions all over the world, while also providing relief aid and development assistance. The activities of the organization are focused on four major areas: emergency relief and cooperation for development; support for human rights; social integration programs; educational and informational programs. PIN has been working in Georgia since 2005. It supports the development of civil society, promotes socio-economic integration of vulnerable populations, and strengthens regional agricultural development.

Information about the call

The project is looking for local organizations that are interested to learn more about media literacy and non-formal education methodologies, and then share this information in a series of workshops with their members or clients. The workshop participants will then have the opportunity to apply for a small grant to make their own media project with professional support.

The project aims to select 10 nonprofit organisations and youth houses from the following regions: Imereti, Samegrelo, Kvemo Kartli, Samtskhe-Javakheti. The ideal organisation should have experience working with at least one of these target audiences: youth, women, ethnic minorities, or/and elderly groups.

Capacity building component

Selected regional organizations will be trained in media literacy and fight against disinformation using the documentary film methodology. Training of Trainers, documentaries and workshop materials are available in Armenian, Azerbaijani and Georgian languages.

Grant component:

Following successful completion of the training, organizations will have the chance to apply for funds to implement the People in Need’s documentary film and media literacy project in their own municipalities. With these funds, they will be expected to arrange 10 workshops for local target groups with approximately 20 participants per session. PIN Georgia will provide training materials.

Eligibility criteria:

The competition is open to youth houses and non-profit organizations(LAG) operating in Imereti, Samegrelo, Kvemo Kartli and Samtskhe-Javakheti that work with one of these target audiences: youth, women, ethnic minorities or/and elderly groups.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • At least 1 year of experience in implementing non-formal educational projects; Experience working with documentary films will be an advantage;
  • At least two staff who will facilitate workshops following training;
  •  Appropriate experience in grant management (reporting, financial management, etc.);
  • Motivation and organizational readiness to continue to use the OWIS methodology and media literacy module after the project is completed.

Stages of the call:

At the first stage, the organizations should submit a completed electronic application form (Georgian or English) and a letter of consent of the head of the organization on participation in the project (signed and scanned copy on the organization’s letterhead).

The above documents should be sent to the e-mail address: pinadmin.georgia@peopleinneed.cz, with Media Literacy, indicated in the subject line.

At the second stage, shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview.

The deadline for applications is October 11, 2020.

Applications submitted after the deadline or incompletely completed will not be considered.

You can download the application forms here Georgian or English

You will receive information about the final decision by email no later than October 26, 2020.

In case of questions or complaints regarding the application selection process, you can contact us at the office of "People in Need" at the following address: Geronti Kikodze Street # 16, 0105, Tbilisi, or write to us at feedback.georgia@peopleinneed.cz 

Author: people in Need, Communication Officer