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TA for the promotion of 'Grant Scheme for Grassroots CSOs' and 'Grant Scheme for CSO Partnerships and Networks on Strengthening Cooperation Between Public Sector and CSOs'

The global objective of the assignment was to contribute to the efficient implementation of the “Grant Scheme for Grassroots CSOs” & “Grant Scheme for CSO Partnerships and Networks on Strengthening Cooperation between Public Sector and CSOs”.

The specific objectives of the assignment were the following;

·       To support the Beneficiary (Ministry for EU Affairs - MEU) for timely and effective launching of the “Grant Scheme for Grassroots CSOs” and “Grant Scheme for CSO Partnerships and Networks on Strengthening Cooperation between Public Sector and CSOs” at the pre-implementation period.

·       To support MEU in increasing the awareness, publicity and visibility of the “Grant Scheme for Grassroots CSOs” and “Grant Scheme for CSO Partnerships and Networks on Strengthening Cooperation between Public Sector and CSOs”,

·       To inform relevant organisations on how to prepare project proposals for the “Grant Scheme for Grassroots CSOs” and “Grant Scheme for CSO Partnerships and Networks on Strengthening Cooperation between Public Sector and CSOs”.

According to the Terms of reference the assignment required to accomplish the following tasks:

·       Hold meetings with the MEU experts to review the work plan submitted and identify dates for delivery and finalise the sequence of activities;

·       Updated and approved work plan including timetable of activities and sequence of input;

·       Review existing communication strategy for the Civil society Support Programme (CSSS) and all relevant documents;

·       Review CSSS and CSSP Programming documents;

·       Hold meetings with MEU experts for identifying expected results and impact sought through communication activities;

·       Analyse the target groups / audience for each grant scheme, as well as the stakeholders;

·       Draft strategic approach for developing the corporate identity of CSSP and its grant schemes to be launched;

·       Draft the layout and content for a CSSP Communication and Visibility Guideline;

·       Draft communication plan for promoting the CSSP, including a social media campaign plan covering media strategy, roadmap of social media campaign and a communication matrix demonstrating how and when the communication tools and materials will be developed and utilized;

·       Finalise and translate the strategic approach and communication plan;

·       Corporate ID for CSSP and sub-identities for two grant schemes;

·       Develop the CSSP Communication and Visibility Guideline in English and Turkish;

·       Develop a comprehensive digital media campaign plan, to be implemented at local, national and international level by utilizing a variety of channels;

·       Develop digital banners and audio-visual materials;

·       Prepare a media coverage report as an attachment to the Final Report;

·       Produce promotional material – flyers, posters, dossiers, notepads and pens, coasters, display sets;

·       Design and deliver seminars in the field;

·       Implement a roundtable meeting in Brussels attended by 20 representatives of at least 10 major CSOs in Brussels

·       Adapt the Management Information System to the Grant Schemes;

·       Launch the CSSP Web Page;

·       Prepare the Final Report.

Project Details

  • Country: Turkey
  • Region: IPA,
  • Area of competence:
    Civil Society > Civil society empowerment
  • Donor organisation: European Commission
  • Start of project: May 2017