USAID/DR Climate Risk Reduction Activity: Promoting Implementations of Interventions

Deadline: 12 May 2016

The United States Agency for International Development in Dominican Republic(USAID/DR) is seeking applications from local Non-U.S. organisations to fund an activity entitled “Climate Risk Reduction” that seeks to promote the implementation of locally appropriate, cost-effective and affordable on-the-ground interventions to mitigate Global Climate Change adaptation related problems related to flooding, sewage treatment, and water supply, as well as to share lessons which encourage other organizations and communities to replicate the most promising practices.

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The purpose of this USAID/DR activity is to work with select municipalities and provide technical assistance to implement priority on-the-ground climate change adaptation interventions. This activity should support the objectives of the overall CLIMA project and fully integrate with ongoing plans and activities.

Focus Areas

  • Improved quality and reliability of water supply to vulnerable urban communities;
  • Improved collection and treatment of sewage and
  • Reduction in the negative impact to people, property and livelihoods of urban and coastal climate-related flooding and projected sea level rise.

Funding Information: Subject to funding availability, USAID intends to provide $1,800,000.00 in total USAID funding over a three (3) year period.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Only local organizations are eligible for award.
  • USAID welcomes applications from organizations which have not previously received financial assistance from USAID.
  • Applications for renewal or supplementation of existing projects are eligible to compete with applications for new Federal awards.
  • Applicants must have established financial management, monitoring and evaluation processes, internal control systems, and policies and procedures that comply with established U.S. Government standards, laws, and regulations
  • The Recipient must be a responsible entity

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply via given website.

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  1. Avatar Atuheire Alison says

    i have a non in uganda for nature and environmental consevation,can get funds from you to support the project?