Centro de Estudos sobre África e Desenvolvimento (CEsA)

Mechanism of Support to Project Planning in Development Cooperation


Streamlining the implementation of the Mechanism of Support to Project Planning in Development Cooperation search:
a) Improve access to information on opportunities for international financing by Portuguese NGDO;
b ) Advancing a matching process that enables NGDOs identify appropriate financing lines for your desktop , profile and experience , promoting the development of proposals to strengthen its assistance and meet the requirements of funders , improving its position in contests International;
c ) Continue the monitoring and knowledge of Portuguese NGDO process through a close contact with them, realizing potential and difficulties in relation to access to funding and resources.


a) Increased number of applications from international NGO supported by the Facility;
b) Improved knowledge of international funding opportunities for Portuguese NGDO;
c) Better understanding of the needs and potential of NGO access to international funding;
d) Increased number of projects prepared by the Portuguese NGO with greater ability to access financing in the international context.


Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
Fundação EDP
Fundação Luso-Americana
Fundação Portugal África


Camões – Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua

Research team
  • Prof. Dr. Carlos Sangreman (CEsA/ISEG/UL), Principal Researcher
  • Msc Ana Pineiro (CEsA/ISEG/UL)