The course aims at strengthening the capacity of scientists, administrators and students into respond to specific donor demands to achieve complementary funding for projects (Project Funding) and institutions (Endowment Fund).

The course is an instrumental one and systematically develops a logical framework based project matrix which is used by most of the international agencies, a concept paper and gives an overview about potential funding sources and options.

The course is oriented towards the needs of the participants. They start the course with their own project idea in which external funding is required and finalizes with concrete results such as a project planning matrix, project profile and potential donors identified to launch the project.