Resilient Funding Practices
Welcome to episode 10 of season one of Resilient Conversations, a podcast by PartnersGlobal that explores different facets of civic space resiliency. In this podcast, PartnersGlobal co-executive director, Roselie Vasquez-Yetter talks with Erin McCarthy, Senior Civil Society Advisor for U.S. Agency for International Development’s Europe and Eurasia Bureau, based in Washington, DC.
Erin joins Resilient Conversations to discuss resilient funding practices at USAID. Their discussion explores how donors are adjusting policies and practices around grantmaking, reporting and monitoring processes. Their talk also offers a look into USAID’s adaptive approach to address the real obstacles faced by civil society grantees that are managing grants in tightening civic space.
PartnersGlobal is a nonprofit based in Washington, DC that advances resilient civic space throughout the world by focusing on authentic partnership, locally-led solutions, inclusive processes, and conflict sensitivity to bring about more peaceful, secure, just, and accountable societies. Partners envisions a world where civil society thrives, change is managed peacefully, rights are protected, and democracy can flourish. Visit our website at www.partnersglobal.org and follow us on social media. Music for this episode is created by Tuesday Night from Pixabay.