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Local Government Support Programme

Centre for Public Participation

  • Program Civil Society
  • Program Area Special Initiatives
  • Grant Amount $75,000
  • Grant Period July 1, 2006–December 31, 2007
  • Location Durban, South Africa
  • Geographic Focus South Africa

About this grant

The Centre for Public Participation advocates for and facilitates the participation of communities in governance, particularly at the local level. It works to make an impact on policy, knowledge and practice in relation to community participation in local government. This grant will enable the center to train civil society organizations in KwaZulu-Natal to understand municipal processes and mobilize their communities to participate in local decisionmaking, especially related to their own development.