Grants:APG/FDC portal/Feedback and continuous improvement of the FDC process/Process Survey/2014-15 Round 2
This is the summary of the survey results from the participants of the FDC process, 2014-15 Round 2.
- Respondents have spent 151 hours on average for APG/FDC related work (60% increase compared to Round 1), and 67% of them feel it’s about the right amount of time.
- Respondents think that :
- APG helps increase community voice in how movement funds are spent.
- Application requirements of participants were reasonable and achievable.
- Expectations and deadlines were clearly and effectively communicated.
- Majority of respondents (89%) were satisfied of the overall process.
What went well edit
- High quality in data collection, and analysis.
- Staff were always available and competent.
- Inputs for the FDC are getting better all the time.
- Proposals from applicants have dramatically improved.
What could be done better edit
- May require some rethinking the calendar in order to maintain the same level of quality from staff and FDC in particular.
- The bar was set the very high and it was hard to stay up to standards.
- Change in team dynamics (Anasuya’s absence) affected the consistency.
- More guidance is required on how to set goals for the first time.
- No rules changing during the round.
- As the number of applicants increase, the number of FDC staff, and workload might need increase.
- That the application be made in the language of the chapter.