2017 VOICE Nigeria sudden opportunity grant


Hurry and apply for the 2017 VOICE Nigeria sudden opportunity grant , eligible persons can forward their applications as soon as possible

Through this sudden opportunity grant,VOICE Nigeria is calling on Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to undertake a collective action to address specificunanticipated opportunities to influence policy or deal with a threatened/imminent attack on civil society space in Nigeria, especially one that could have a ripple effect or that can impact one or more of Voice target groups in one or more of the impact themes.

Type: Grants program


  • This grant is available from €5,000 to €200,000 for an intervention that will last no more than 12 months.

To  be Taken in : Nigeria



  • Possible interventions would require using nonviolent action, with active participation of human rights defenders, private institutions and companies, faith leaders, NGOs and self-interested individuals or intellectuals who jointly and collectively seek the promotion and protection of civil and political rights as well as the realisation of economic, social and cultural rights of the Voice target groups.

How to Apply:

Grants responding to a sudden opportunity are available on a rolling basis and can be applied for at any time from the date the Call for Proposal announcement has been made.

Please follow these steps:

  1. Take the eligibility test below.
  2. Read the Grant Manual.
  3. Download the Sudden Opportunity Concept Note Template and fill it in.
  4. Send your concept note to us at nigeria@voice.global to pitch your idea.

If your concept note is approved, you will be invited to submit a full application. Decisions are made within 4 weeks after application. Projects that are rewarded with funding must be implemented within 6 – 12 months after approval of the application.


Sudden Opportunity Grants are best suited for organisations applying in consortium, partnership, collaboration or as a network, since we expect that the situation needs collactive action.

Sudden Opportunity Grant is a rolling grant and will be open till 31st December, 2017; or until such opportunity (or opportunities) is established and taken up in Nigeria.

Please feel free to contact us at Nigeria@voice.global for more information.

Application Deadline:  31st December, 2017

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the VOICE Nigeria sudden opportunity grant 2017

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