Afghan Women's Leadership Initiative on Gender-Based Violence (AWLI-GBV) FY14

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Afghan Women's Leadership Initiative on Gender-Based Violence (AWLI-GBV) FY14: The U.S. Department of State seeks proposals from a consortium of qualified organizations for sustainable pilot projects that focus on all of the following key objectives:

- Increase Sustainability of Women™s Protection Centers: Partner with women™s shelters to develop and pilot income-generating market-driven initiatives to increase the sustainability of shelter operations. (Particular attention should be paid to ensuring the confidentiality and safety of shelter beneficiaries in the development of these initiatives.)

- Build Leadership Skills: Improve the ability of women and girls in shelters to successfully navigate and reintegrate into Afghan society through mentoring, educational opportunities (commensurate with education levels), and training focused on fostering self-confidence, including financial literacy.

- Increase Economic Independence of Shelter Beneficiaries: Increase and improve opportunities for income generation or employment for shelter beneficiaries, including but not limited to the service sector, by providing on-the-job training, vocational skills, internships, mentoring, and practical career-building skills that enable them to engage in economic activity with competitive and practical skills, reflecting cultural and market conditions.

Special consideration will also be given to programs that: 1) align with Afghanistans policies to prevent and respond to gender-based violence; and 2) develop partnerships between local organizations currently operating women™s shelters and relevant stakeholders through the public and private sector that could provide apprenticeships or job opportunities commensurate with vocational skills training.
Federal Grant Title: Afghan Women's Leadership Initiative on Gender-Based Violence (AWLI-GBV) FY14
Federal Agency Name: S Bureau Grants Offices
Grant Categories: Business and Commerce Community Development Disaster Prevention and Relief Employment Labor and Training Food and Nutrition Health Housing Income Security and Social Services Law Justice and Legal Services Other Regional Development
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SBUR-SGWIPF-15-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.801
CFDA Descriptions: Office of Global Women's Issues
Current Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2015 No Explanation
Original Application Deadline: Feb 6, 2015 No Explanation
Posted Date: Dec 5, 2014
Creation Date: Dec 8, 2014
Archive Date: Mar 8, 2015
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $800,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
none
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Private institutions of higher education
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Please see AWLI-GBV Application Instructions for eligibility requirements.
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