Mali Electoral Support Activity (MESA)

The summary for the Mali Electoral Support Activity (MESA) 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 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 Mali USAID Bamako, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Mali Electoral Support Activity (MESA): The objective of this program is to assist the GOM in improving its electoral system to ensure fair and transparent presidential and legislative elections in 2018. USAID estimates contributing up to $6,000,000 for the following program activities. The program is expected to contribute to the achievement of the following four objectives: • Promote informed citizen participation in the 2018 electoral process, with a particular focus on voters who are women, youth and from other traditionally marginalized groups; • Strengthen public confidence in the 2018 elections by supporting credible, non-partisan domestic organizations to effectively monitor the entire electoral process and to advocate for key elections and political processes reforms; and • Support implementation of the 2015 gender law by partnering with civil society and political parties to increase women's leadership and political representation. • Support political parties to contribute to a peaceful electoral process.
Federal Grant Title: Mali Electoral Support Activity (MESA)
Federal Agency Name: Mali USAID Bamako (USAID-MAL)
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Other
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-688-17-000005
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 98.001
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: October 20th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: October 20th, 2017
Posted Date: September 12th, 2017
Creation Date: September 12th, 2017
Archive Date: November 19th, 2017
Total Program Funding: $6,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $6,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $6,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: September 12th, 2017
Category Explanation
Technical Assistance for Elections Support
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
In response to this NFO, any U.S. or international organization, private voluntary organization, non-profit, or for profit entity (willing to forego profit) is eligible to apply.
Grant Announcement Contact
Cheick Oumar Coulibaly
Acquisition & Assistance Specialist
Phone 223-2070-2758
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