Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement October, 2013

SUN Movement Multi-Partner Trust Fund: NEW CALL FOR PROPOSALS

With support from the UK Department for International Development (DFID), the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and Irish Aid to ensure that catalytic grants reach governments, UN agencies, civil society groups and other SUN partners, the SUN Movement Multi-Partner Trust Fund (MPTF) was established in 2012. It is a fund to be used for catalytic actions to enable, initiate or develop SUN Movement activity at country or regional level and provide appropriate global-level support, when other funding is not available.The Management Committee of the SUN Movement MPTF announced a call for proposals to support civil society organizations (CSOs) to mobilize in-country and globally so as to contribute to realizing SUN commitments and demonstrating results. The deadline for submissions was 11 November 2013, 17.00 CET.The call was for an overall amount up to USD three (3) million for over a period of upmaximum 24 months. Proposals were to be assessed against criteria set by the Management Committee, which included the participation of UN organization, the technical soundness of the proposal, a focus on clear and measurable results, the extent of intended and proposedactivities of the SUN country Focal Point and the alliance and other in-country civil society platforms and finally the planned use of any grant that will be received from the MPTF

Reference: Scaling Up Nutrition website