Greetings from FMSF!
After the successful completion of "Organizational Capacity Enhancement Program-Phase I" 2017-18. Financial Management Service Foundation (FMSF) in association with Oracle India is pleased to announce the Phase-II of Capacity Building Program for NGO's entitled "Scalable & Replicable Model of Accountability". For further details on FMSF, please visit our website www.fmsfindia.org
This program provides a unique opportunity for the NGO's to develop their Governance and Financial Management system. It is a one year program, wherein every organization selected will undergo two workshops focusing at "Strategic Management level" and "Operational Management level" in the areas of Governance, Financial Management and Legal Compliances. This will be followed by mentoring and guiding support which will span over a 6 months period. At the end, every organization who will successfully complete the program will be accredited by FMSF and Oracle India for a period of one year.
During the Phase-I, 30 organizations of four states in North India participated and successfully completed this one-year process. Out of them 26 organizations had been accredited as "Scalable & Replicable Models of Accountability" in their respective states. Thus showcasing best practices of accountability and accredited as replicable model for other NGOs in their states.
At the current Phase-II, organizations of five states: Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Odisha and Chhattisgarh are invited to apply for this program. This program is being conducted with the generous support of Oracle India and therefore the participating NGO's do not have to make any financial contribution/fees for enrolling in the program.
The programme aims to create centers of excellence by infusing concepts, tools and techniques that will lead to development of robust systems and processes and take the organization towards higher echelon of accountability standards. The other immediate benefits envisaged are:
· Compliant to legal regulations
· Professionalization of financial management practices
· Higher visibility in the sector,
· Attract potential foreign and national funding,
· One year Accreditation by FMSF and Oracle India.
This program is targeted towards small and medium scale voluntary organizations who have limited access to funding, technology and professional expertise. The bifurcation of small and medium scale organizations will be done on the basis of annual turnover .i.e.:
Ø Small organization- 50 lakhs to 1 crore rupees
Ø Medium organization -1 crore to 5 crore rupees
The applying organizations should have:
ü Incorporation certificate
ü 12A registration certificate
ü Valid FCRA registration certificate (if any)
ü Organization operational since last 5 years etc.
In the second phase, 30 NGO's each in small and medium category will be selected from the following states:
· West Bengal
NGO's who come from the above mentioned states which fulfill the above mentioned eligibility criteria are requested to fill in the "Online Application" in the link given below:
· The last date of registration is 20th May 2018.
The shortlisted organizations will be sent a confirmation mail of their selection by last week of May 2018. Further, process will be communicated accordingly to the selected organizations.
Incase of any further clarification or information required, please write to Ms. Akrita Bharos, Capacity Building Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
With warm regards
Dr. Sanjay Patra