World Bank Small Grants Program. Azerbaijan Country Office 2003. Background. Launched in 1983 Decentralized in 1998 Managed by the NGO and Civil Society Unit, Social Development Department and funded by the Development Grant Facility of the World Bank. Goal and objectives.
World Bank Small Grants Program
Azerbaijan Country Office
Note: Proposed activities should not compete with or substitute for regular WB instruments; the activity should be clearly distinguishable from the Bank’s regular programs
medical equipment, such as hospital equipment, hearing aids, crutches;
computer equipment and installation;
overhead costs, such as rent, maintenance, or general office supplies;
workshops on training of business skills, HIV/AIDS awareness, smoking, unless there is a direct relation to the SmGP objectives;
building the capacity of NGOs so that they could become consultants/employees in Bank projects;
meeting basic needs, such as the provision of water, heat, meals;
construction of facilities, such as libraries or sanitation facilities;
job creation or employment;
disease control campaigns;
full-time salaries of, for example, the director of the NGO;
infrastructure projects, such as water systems, wells.