Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Program (ACIP)

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Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Program (ACIP): The purpose of this five-year $61 million program is to improve the socio-economic status of Afro-Colombians and indigenous persons in target areas of Colombia. Afro-Colombians constitute approximately 10.62 percent of Colombia's population of 45 million, and the Colombian government legally recognizes 82 indigenous communities who constitute 3.4 percent of the population. Both populations are among the most marginalized groups in the country and suffer from exploitation, inequality, poverty, discrimination, racism, exclusion, displacement, violence, massacres, a lack of security, humanitarian crises, feelings of invisibility, and break down in social structures and identity. While the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in Colombia has been working with ethnic minorities for over a decade through its various sectoral programs, this is the first time that a stand alone program is being developed for the sole purpose of improving the lives of Afro-Colombian and indigenous persons.
Federal Grant Title: Afro-Colombian and Indigenous Program (ACIP)
Federal Agency Name: Colombia USAID Bogota
Grant Categories: Community Development
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-514-11-000001
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: Information not provided
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: Feb 18, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Feb 18, 2011
Posted Date: Jan 07, 2011
Creation Date: Jan 07, 2011
Archive Date: No date given
Total Program Funding: $61,400,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $61,400,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $56,400,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Grant Announcement Contact
Nubia Farfan A & A Specialist Phone 011571-383-4138

USAID e-mail address [nfarfan@usaid.gov]

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