MEPI Local Grants Annual Program Statement

The summary for the MEPI Local Grants Annual Program Statement grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Near East Affairs Assistance Coordination, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
MEPI Local Grants Annual Program Statement: The Office of Assistance Coordination’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Program seeks single-country proposals for its Local Grants Program. The Local Grants Program serves as MEPI’s most direct means of supporting organizations and individuals in the Middle East and North Africa. These grants are designed to:
- Strengthen civil society;
- Support constructive advocacy and civic activism;
- Support citizens’ efforts to contribute to positive economic, social, and political empowerment;
- Expand opportunities for women and youth;
- Strengthen the rule of law;
- Develop independent media in service to communities; and,
- Help communities work alongside governments in shaping their own futures.

MEPI’s regional offices, located in the Middle East and North Africa, manage the program.
Federal Grant Title: MEPI Local Grants Annual Program Statement
Federal Agency Name: Near East Affairs Assistance Coordination
Grant Categories: Community Development Education Employment Labor and Training Law Justice and Legal Services Regional Development
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NEAAC-MEPILG-16-001
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement, Grant, Other
CFDA Numbers: 19.500
CFDA Descriptions: Middle East Partnership Initiative
Current Application Deadline: Oct 17, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Oct 17, 2016
Posted Date: Nov 16, 2015
Creation Date: Nov 16, 2015
Archive Date: Nov 19, 2015
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $150,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants include local organizations of civil society, non-profit organizations, community groups, non-governmental organizations, professional associations, private sector organizations, and universities based in Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, the West Bank or Gaza, and Yemen. Any organization with a headquarters office located outside of these countries cannot apply to this program.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
MEPI Website
Grant Announcement Contact
Charlotte Soriano Senior Meeting Planner Phone 202-776-8524
NEA/AC Grant Email Box

Near East Affairs - Assistance Coordination 703-875-5117
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