Call for Proposals for Bamboo Project on Child Resilience

Deadline: 3, April 2015
Open to: organizations with significant international field experience on child resilience
Grant: up to USD 500’000

Description

The Oak Foundation was formally established in 1983. Oak Foundation commits its resources to address issues of global social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged.
Oak Foundation is seeking to commission an organisation with significant international field experience and a track record and competence in facilitating learning to lead the next phase of the Bamboo Project on Child Resilience.
The Bamboo Project is a multi-country action-learning initiative that aims to stimulate and support new thinking and new approaches to policy and practice, which responds not only to the needs of the children and families, but builds on their own experience and knowledge.

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Eligibility

The Oak Foundation is seeking for an organisation with significant international field experience and a track record and competence in facilitating learning to lead the next phase of the Bamboo Project on Child Resilience.

Applicants must possess:

  • An appreciation of resilience-informed, assets- or strengths-based approaches;
  • Experience of working in difficult and diverse settings;
  • Qualitative research with children and communities;
  • Partnership working for example with service providers, communities, academics.
  • Commitment to learning;
  • Credibility and convening power with other organizations.

Grants

The Oak Foundation will provide an amount of up to USD 500’000 over 2-3 years under the Bamboo project.

Application

Applicants are invited to submit concept papers (maximum 6 pages) and send through email by the deadline 3, April 2015.

Please email [email protected] for general questions about the foundation.

For further information, please visit the official website.

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