ALCDF creates opportunities for innovative solutions and development in rural areas. The Albanian Local Capacity Development Foundation is a non-profit organization founded by a group of organizations with a constituency and interest based in the rural areas of Albania. ALCDF is supported in the beginning by SNV (Netherlands Development Organization) and it is part of a Local Capacity Development Facilities network of more than 15 countries.
Partners for Innovation Grant
"Partnerships for Innovation" ("P4I") is a fund envisioned to improve the functioning of the Service Environment through the provision of support to applicants for accessing of Capacity Development Services (CDS). P4I Fund aims to enable eligible applicants to enter into or to expand market activities and generate income. P4I Fund may serve to connect applicants for services with commercial and/or grant financing opportunities
Who can apply?
Applicants who will apply for P4I funding will be formalized rural actors, who seek financial support to gain access to the open market for Capacity Development Service. Eligible applicants could be from the rural areas of Albania. As a result, P4I will consider the following applicants as formalized rural actors:
What can you apply for?
The applicant can apply only for Capacity Development Services (CDS). P4I – through CDS – offers of an intellectual and advisory nature are supplied by selected service providers using their professional skills to study, design, and organize specific projects, advise clients, conduct training, and transfer knowledge. (PREX ALBANIA) CDS will be co-financed by P4I and will encompass multiple activities and disciplines, which fall within the following four sectors:
These services could include the following:
• Institutional reform, management, and financial advisory services • Provision of engineering and architectural design services • Project supervision, social and environmental studies, technical assistance, and training
These services could include the following: • Productivity of the initiative (effective use of resources leading to increased income, decreased expenditure, increased employment and decreased/diversified risk, and/or an enabling environment), • Equity and Sustainability (of the benefits) • Skill-building.
How to apply?
The P4I fund will be open to accept applications throughout the year.
What cannot be funded “The negative List”?P4I will not fund the following activities:
- Publication (financial support is not permitted for CDS that are spent on printing proofs)
- Study tours
- Conference attendance
- Training events / attendance abroad
- Purchase of software including GIS