PDF launched the 2nd round of the NGOs Award of Excellence during a press conference on the 30th of April, 2017. The NGOs Award of Excellence is a PDF initiative under the auspices of the Ministry of Social Solidarity, aiming at developing and supporting the civil society sector with an emphasis on providing the right measures to upgrade their professional and administrative capabilities as well as motivating innovation, and NGOs promotion of core competencies before the private sector entities thus supporting the substantial projects in the areas of development to contribute in social problems solving.
200 NGOs submitted their online applications for the NGOs Award of Excellence through PDF’s website during the registration phase that ended on June 1st, 2017 and lasted for one month.
Upon receiving the applications, CSSC Team conducted 10 Orientation Sessions on the duration of 3 days, and were attended by 85 representatives from 80 NGOs from different Egyptian governorates.
The registered NGOs are currently submitting the required documents to be reviewed by the Internal Committee which will start its mission on July 16th, 2017.