Deadline: 16 November 2015
The United States Agency for International Development is seeking proposals for a project entitled “Human Rights for All” in order to build the capacity of local human rights organizations while also improving the understanding of their role as advocates, allies, and spokespersons for highly vulnerable, politicized, and underserved populations.
This project will build the capacity of local human rights organizations while also improving their understanding of their role as advocates, allies, and spokespersons for highly vulnerable, marginalized, and underserved populations.
The goal of this activity is to better equip CSOs to combat human rights abuses, particularly for LGBT and vulnerable populations.
- Train CSOs on universal human rights, including LGBT human rights;
- Improve the capacity of CSOs to advocate for vulnerable populations;
- Refine outreach activities and support the development of effective communication plans of CSOs;
- Train CSOs on transitional justice and victims’ rights to push through the pending cases for trial and judgment; and
- Support direct lines of communication between the GOCI, CSOs, and individuals whose human rights have been violated
- Subject to the availability of funds, USAID/West Africa intends to award between $400,000 and $700,000 under this Annual Program Statement (APS), for approximately 2 – 3 grants lasting from twelve (12) to eighteen (18) months
- The majority of grants will be between $200,000 and $700,000 over twelve to eighteen months, although USAID will consider awarding smaller or larger grants.
- This APS is issued worldwide as a public notice to ensure that all interested and qualified organizations have a fair opportunity to submit applications for funding. Eligible organizations include:
- Registered U.S. and non-U.S. private non-governmental organizations,
- Registered U.S. and non-U.S. non-profit organizations,
- For-profit organizations willing to forego profit, and
- Public international organization
For application procedure and more, please visit grants.gov.