USAID Funds For NGOs

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), Office of Conflict Management and Mitigation (CMM), invite applications for funding from qualified U.S. and non-U.S., nonprofit or for-profit non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), and International Organizations (PIO or IO) to carry out activities that mitigate conflict and promote reconciliation by bringing together individuals of different ethnic, religious or political backgrounds from areas of civil conflict and war.

Eligible African Countries:

Angola, Burundi, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Ghana (restricted to northern Ghana), Kenya, Liberia, Niger, Malawi, Mali (restricted to northern Mali: Regions of Timbuktu, Gao, and Kidal), Rwanda, Senegal (restricted to the Casamance region), Somalia, Uganda (restricted to Karamoja) and Zimbabwe.

Anticipated Funding Availability:

  • USAID anticipates that approximately US$25,000,000 will be available to support the program(s) or activity(ies), although final funding levels will depend on content, quality, number of applications received, needs, availability of funding, and competing priorities.

  • USAID will not consider any applications below a minimum amount of US$100,000 or above a maximum amount of US$600,000.

    Program Requirements:

    To be considered responsive to this APS:

  • The applicant’s approach shall be innovative while also incorporating and emphasizing the use of internationally recognized best practice and lessons learned, in support of conflict mitigation and peace and reconciliation programs.
  • The proposed activities must address and assist in meeting gaps in current responses to the conflict as identified through a brief conflict and context analysis.
  • The application must take into account country specific programmatic requirements and guidelines following the country list in Attachment.
  • The proposed activities must clearly identify the theory (or theories) of change that underlie them.
  • Programs should include a clear explanation of how proposed activities will include the equal participation of women and men at the design, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation stages.
  • Programs that have a strong academic or research focus will not be considered.
  • Applicants are encouraged to keep costs reasonable in relation to the scope of their proposed activities and must explain and/or support the costs in their application, which shall be subject to a cost analysis, including cost realism. Applications received no later than Friday, June 5, at MIDNIGHT local Mission time will be included in the first round of application

    For more information and application, visit: USAID Funds For NGOs
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