Capacity Africa is an organization that was founded in 1999 with the
objective of building capacity for development professionals to
enhance the effective delivery of development services in Africa The
organization runs training programs in Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia,
Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Congo, and South Sudan training
over 3500 development workers in the last ten years. We have
collaborated very closely with over 200 organizations among them
Action Aid Kenya, Unicef, UNDP, UN Women, OSIEA, Population Services
International, World Health Organization, Ministry of Health,
Federation of Women Lawyers-FIDA, Amref, Kisumu and Eldoret City
Councils, Danish Deming Group, Pact World, Oxfam, War Child, World
Relief, Tear Fund, , Shell International, Path, Techno serve,
One Love One World, Freedom to Create, Center for British Teachers,
JRS Sudan, Christian Mission Aid, Sudanese Red Cross, Mercy Corps
International, ADRA South Sudan Sector Programme among others

Course Overview

The job of Grants Management involves a difficult balancing act;
ensuring that project staffs have the attitude 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 donors
financial terms & conditions when implementing programs. Effective
grant management by project implementer s 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
and  the Final Tranche.



Training Package Value for the Money Training will be facilitated by
Professional with hands-on skills and a great wealth of experience in
grants management.
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. Monica Musumba
The Training Coordinator
Capacity Africa Institute
P.O Box 58182-00200 Nairobi
Cell: + 254 723 803-505