Opening and Closing Date
The proposalsforngos.com Small Grant Competition begins on July 20, 2018 6:00 AM GMT and ends September 10, 2018 23:59 GMT.
Participation is open to any person in any country unless prohibited by local or United States law. Participants need to be 18 years of age or older at time of entry. Participants must have an email address to participate.
Employees of proposalsforngos.com (“Sponsor”), and its parent companies, subsidiaries, affiliates, agencies are not eligible to participate. proposalsforngos.com can exclude any participant for any or no reason at its own discretion.
Participants will be asked to submit a one-page Concept Note of a nominated NGO or Network as the potential recipient of the Prize. Only registered NGOs and active Networks are eligible to receive the prize with the exception of NGOs active in countries where it is not possible to legally register. The prize winner must be legally able to receive the US$ 500 prize. NGOs and Networks need to be able to submit proof of registration (or similar) before the prize can be awarded. Such proof can include official registration documents, certificates of registration, minutes of meetings, website, list of members, etc. Proposalsforngos.com can exclude any NGO or Network from the contest for any or no reason at its own discretion.
During the contest period, you can submit a concept note by filling out the official registration form. Participants are required to request authorization of their NGO nominee before submitting a concept note and completing registration. No mechanically produced submissions are permitted. Incomplete submission/entries are void. Proposalsforngos.com is not responsible for lost, late, or submissions not received regardless of the cause. In the event of a dispute, entries will be deemed to have been submitted by the authorized account holder of the e-mail address used for registration.
Concept Note Requirements
The concept note submitted must be original. Any attempt of plagiarism will lead to disqualification. The concept note must be in English contained in one MS Word or PDF format. Each concept note can only be submitted once, but representatives may submit more than one original concept note per NGO/Network. All submissions must be submitted using the submission form in MS Word or PDF format. Concept notes are limited to one page only.
The potential winning NGO or Network will be selected by a jury on 10 October 2018 of all concept notes submitted by 10 September 2018 (23:59 GMT).
There will be 1 (one) winner. The winning NGO or Network (the official producer of the concept note) will receive US$ 500 paid through PayPal, Western Union, Bank Transfer or other legal, eligible method. Payment will be effected after eligibility criteria of the nominated NGO or Network have been satisfied.
The prize is awarded “as is”, and any taxes, or any other costs, fees, bank charges, or expenses are the sole responsibility of the prize recipient. If by reason of error, more prizes are claimed than the prize available, a jury will review submission to award the prize. Under no circumstances will more than one prize be awarded.
The winner will be announced on the ProposalsforNGOs official Facebook page (@proposalsforngos). The winner will also be notified by email to the address provided at registration. The Winner must claim the prize by responding to the notification email within 3 days of notification. Proposalsforngos.com reserves the right to substitute the prize with a prize of equal or greater value if it deems this necessary. If the potential winner fails to timely claim the prize, is deemed ineligible, or if the prize notification email is returned as undeliverable, the prize is considered forfeited. In such cases, an alternate winner will be selected by the jury.
Announcement of Winner
The name of the winner and his/her nominated NGO or Network will be made available on ProposalsforNGOs official facebook page (@proposalsforngos) on or after 10 October 2018.
Acceptance of the prize requires the winning NGO or network to agree and abide by all rules and regulations outlined within.
Acceptance of the prize constitutes permission to proposalsforngos.com to use the winner’s name, writing, logo, and image for purposes of marketing, in any medium, without further compensation or notice.
Use of Submitted Concept note
Any person submitting a concept note authorizes proposalsforngos.com to reproduce the writing on its website and/or add it to its database. A select number of concept notes will be published on the proposalsforngos.com website as “best practices” for the benefit of all proposalsforngos.com users. Any concept note submitted may be added to the fundsforngos.com (access restricted) database. ProposalsforNGOs may use submitted proposals for other purposes in both online and offline settings at its own discretion.
Information collecting during the contest
Participation requires registration of an email address, city, country, and the nomination of an eligible NGO or Network. Email addresses will be added as subscribers to proposalsforngos.com and receive other proposalsforngos.com newsletter and funding announcements unless you “opt out”. Information collected will be used to determine the identity and eligibility of participants and their submissions. Information collected will not be shared or sold with any other parties. By submitting your contact information for this prize, you provide permission to proposalsforngos.com to contact you about the contest.
proposalsforngos.com and its affiliates are not responsible for any and all failures of any kind related to this contest (whether caused by a computer or human error). Participants release proposalsforngos.com from any and all liability, claims or actions of any kind whatsoever arising in connection with this Prize including.
Decisions of proposalsforngos.com on all matters related to this prize are final. Any legal disputes arising under this prize are subject to the laws of the State of New York, USA and exclusive jurisdiction and venue shall be in the state or federal courts located in New York, NY, USA. proposalsforngos.com reserves the right to cancel or modify the contest, prize or its terms for any reason, including but not limited to, fraud, misconduct or technical failures. proposalsforngos.com reserves the right to disqualify or prohibit the participation of any individual, NGO, network or other entity.