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West Africa Civil Society Institute


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Resource Mobilisation and Proposal Writing

Application deadline: February 21, 2014

The course will help the participants identify the current gap in resources for sustainable programme intervention. It will help to understand the diverse sources and methods to mobilize resources. Participants will understand the significance of relationship building in resource mobilisation. The overall objective of the Course in Resource Mobilisation and Proposal Writing is to enable the learner to mobilise a diverse range of financial and non-financial resources for their organisation.

Objectives of the course

At the end of the course participants will be able to:
• Understand the major trends in resource mobilisation and the reasons for giving;
• Critically analyse the strengths and weaknesses of your organisations’ existing resource base;
• Formulate a simple plan on how to diversify the resource base;
• Identify main funding sources and appropriate methods to secure them; and
• Learn how to write a winning proposal.

Course Methodology

• Presentations
• Guest Resource Persons
• Group Discussions
• Case Studies.

Target audience

The training course is designed for heads of the organisations or practitioner’s with minimum three years of experience in the development sector. It is expected that the organisations nominate participants currently in senior management positions in their organisations.

How to Apply: Complete, sign and email application form to or
Apply online, by clicking on the 'Apply Online' button below

Contribution Fee: A Course contribution fee of GHc600.00 (Six Hundred Ghana Cedis Only, excluding bank transfer charges if applicable). The fee covers: Tuition, Feeding, Training materials, WACSI Publications and Certificate of Participation.

Participants will bear all costs related to transportation to and accommodation in Accra, Ghana.


Language of instruction: English

Download call for application here.

Download list of courses scheduled for 2014 here.

Download list of courses

06-08 May, 2013

26-28 March, 2014

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