Middle East North Africa Investment Initiative (MENAII)

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Middle East North Africa Investment Initiative (MENAII): USAID is introducing the Middle East North Africa Investment Initiative (MENA II), a regional investment initiative that will create an Investment Management Company (Investment Manager or IM) who will then work through incubators, angel funds, and venture capital funds (together these types of entities are Qualified Early Stage Investors or QESIs) to co-fund or partially insure their investment decisions in, or provide other needed technical support to QESBs. In doing so, the initiative will improve investor and business access to equity capital, contribute to the development of the investment eco-system, advance development of the financial system, and encourage increased equity investment in early stage businesses.
Federal Grant Title: Middle East North Africa Investment Initiative (MENAII)
Federal Agency Name: Agency for International Development
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-OAA-14-000025
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 98.001
CFDA Descriptions: USAID Foreign Assistance for Programs Overseas
Current Application Deadline: Mar 7, 2014
Original Application Deadline: Mar 7, 2014
Posted Date: Feb 10, 2014
Creation Date: Feb 12, 2014
Archive Date: Mar 14, 2014
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $300,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
USAID is introducing the Middle East North Africa Investment Initiative (MENA II), a regional investment initiative that will create an Investment Management Company (Investment Manager or IM) who will then work through incubators, angel funds, and venture capital funds (together these types of entities are Qualified Early Stage Investors or QESIs) to co-fund or partially insure their investment decisions in, or provide other needed technical support to QESBs.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
US and Non-US Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs)
Grant Announcement Contact
Stephanie Fugate Agreement Officer
Contact MENAII

Agency for International Development 202-567-4664
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