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Grant Management Training in Nairobi, Kenya - April 2015

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Capacity Africa Training Institute is pleased to announce the following Training workshop to be held in the Month of April 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya


1) Grant Management Training workshop from the 15th - 17th of April 2015.


Workshop Organizers


Capacity Africa Institute ( <>

is an organization that was established in 1999 to promote quality capacity building among development professionals and communities in Africa.

The organization currently runs training programmes in Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Congo and South Sudan training over three thousand development workers in the last thirteen years.We have collaborated very closely with Action Aid Kenya, Unicef Kenya Country Office, Undp Kenya, Unifem East Africa, Population Services International, World Health Organization, Ministry of Health, Federation of Women Lawyers-FIDA, Amref, National Council for Population and Development, Nation Media Group ,Shell Kenya and Shell International, Path, Techno serve, One Love One World, National Aids Control Council, Center for British Teachers, JRS Sudan, Christian Mission Aid, Sudanese Red Cross, Mercy Corps International, Tear Fund, Oxfam GB, Haki Kazi, ADRA South Sudan Sector Programme among others.





The job of Grants Management involves a difficult balancing act;ensuring that project staffs have the latitude to accomplish something meaningful and at the same time every obligation of the funding source is met.

Depending on the operating style of your organization, the complexity of the project and the nature of the funding source, effective grants Management depend on certain core principles. These principles are valuable in helping to build trust with your donors and making the management process in your organization more orderly. The purpose of this course is to build the confidence and skills of those responsible for managing institutional donor grants and to meet financial terms & conditions when implementing programs.

Effective grant management by project implementers can contribute to more funding for the organization.


Training Objectives


At the end of the course, participants will be able to:


a) Identify and understand the critical terms and conditions of grant aid for donor-funded projects;

b) Ensure compliance with donor terms and conditions;

c) Providing supporting documents, correct procurement of goods and services and meeting financial reporting requirements;

d) Managing multiple-funded programmes;

e) Prepare a donor financial report to match with a project narrative report;

f) Describe the phases in the grant management cycle clarify key responsibilities and routines needed for successful grant management;

g) Identify the requirements for closing off a donor grant;

h) Manage the relationship with donors, head office and implementing partners with greater confidence;

i) Appreciate that finance and programme staff must work closely for Successful grant management.

The following topics will be covered:


Overview of Grants Management Cycle: Developing proposal, Budgeting Types of costs, Grant Award Contract, Types & contents, Group Exercise, Award Review, Fundraising Tips, Implementation, Compliance, Eligible and ineligible costs, Cost Share/ Matching costs, Procurement Procedures, Grant Tracking Tools, : Costs eligibility, administration, Programme evaluation, Amendment time, costs, activities, partner, Grant Reporting, Financial Documentation and Reporting, Exercise:

Documentation, Internal Controls; Audit, Narrative Reporting, Partnerships & consortia management, Donor Compliance, Personnel & Staff Issues (ethics) : Contracts, Time sheets, Travel & Per diem:

Itinerary, assigning, Assets & Inventory Management, Co-Financing &

Multi- Donor Funding, Indirect Costs & Contingencies, Close Out Procedures & the Final Tranche.


Date: 15th-17th April 2014

Venue: The Hennessis Hotel Nairobi

Cost: usd 500 Kshs. 43,000


Training Package Value for Money. Training will be facilitated by professionals with hands on skills and great wealth of experience.

Participants coming from outside NAIROBI are requested to organize their own accommodation and transport. We can however reserve accommodation space for you at the training venue.


Kindly confirm your participation with:


Ms Pamela Walekhwa

The Training Coordinator

Capacity Africa Training Institute

Madonna House, Westland's Road, Nairobi.

Telephone: +254- 20- 4452674/ 4450937

Cell: + 254-721-776-449/724-010-191/ 716-875-205

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