Grant Terms & Conditions

Grant Terms & Conditions
  • The training programme is for those working with or providing support to people with disabilities or mental health challenges in low- or middle-income counties.
  • MAITS must be satisfied with the proposed trainer(s) qualifications, experience and/or record.
  • The trainer(s) must use their best reasonable efforts to make contact with other relevant disability organisations in the local area during his/her trip, with the aim of enabling the largest possible number of people to benefit from the visit. This may involve organising a 1-day event for others to attend.
  • The trainer(s) must use their best reasonable efforts to complete their project in accordance with the agreed aims and objectives.
  • Upon return, the trainer(s) must provide MAITS with a full report of the training provided as well as the trainee feedback, using the MAITS report and feedback formats.
  • The trainer(s) will be expected to return to the project site to provide follow-up support and remain in contact with the host organisation in the meantime. Hand over to future trainers going out to the same project is also expected.
  • All materials developed on the project will be catalogued and submitted to MAITS.
  • Where possible, the trainer(s) will conduct a 6-month review according to the guidelines provided by MAITS and report the information back to MAITS.
  • Receipts must be provided by thetrainer(s) or host organisation to MAITS as well the MAITS monitoring and evaluation requirements met, in order to claim back any expenses previously agreed by MAITS.
  • Acknowledgement of MAITS’ contribution should be given when reporting to others on the training provided.
Grant Assessment Criteria
  • Each applicant has at least 4 years of experience as a specialist in the subject they are providing training on (unless they are applying for a small grant under the ‘Apprentice Grant’ scheme).
  • The training request was initiated by the host organisation and the training objectives were developed jointly.
  • The proposed input is responsive to local needs and cannot be accessed at a more local level.
  • The training will reach as many local participants as possible.
  • The organisation/Institute is considered a Centre of Excellence or is locally recognised and thus has the ability to support capacity-building in other organisations within their local network.
  • The proposal involves knowledge & skills sharing/ transfer with local professionals and workers. The emphasis is on training and capacity building through joint working and/or formal teaching (e.g. workshops, courses, lectures).
  • There is evidence of a plan for sustained involvement and support.

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