The NCSR Foundation disburses funds to organisations for approved projects in a maximum of 3 instalments. The first disbursement is made after signature of the Contract of Agreement while the second and third disbursements are conditional upon satisfactory monitoring, compliance to the Contract Agreement and submission of required information and documents. The Foundations has disbursed Rs 127,200,106 as at 17 May 2018, representing 63 percent of the total amount approved.
Hon.Alain Wong, Minister of Social Integration and Economic Empowerment proceeded to the launching of the General Call for Proposals 2018 and the Release of the Monitoring Report on Thursday 19th July 2018 at Sir Harilal Vaghjee Hall, National Assembly, Port-Louis.
Some 250 NGOs attended this function.
The Council members and the staff of the National CSR Foundation participated in a “Retreat” on Thursday 26 April 2018 at CoWorking, st Georges st, Port-Louis.
The objectives were to:
- make an overview of the first call for project proposals of the foundation; and
- discuss on a new funding framework for the foundation.
The National CSR Foundation has started the process of signature of Funding Contract Agreements (FCA) for proposals approved under the General for Proposals 2018.
As at 20 December 2018, 55 NGOs had signed Funding Contract Agreements in respect of 73 proposals approved for a total amount of Rs65.2 million.
A first disbursement amounting to Rs32.6 million, i.e. half of the amount approved, has been made to the organisations concerned.
Stakeholder Workshop on the Strategic Plan and Funding Strategy of the National CSR Foundation
Workshop held at Voila Bagatelle to validate the National CSR Foundation’s Strategic Plan 2017-2019 and discuss its proposed funding strategy and a framework for action on social inclusion in view of its second call for proposals.