Organizational Interest and Capacity Questionnaire

The summary for the Organizational Interest and Capacity Questionnaire 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 Middle East Partnership Initiative, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Organizational Interest and Capacity Questionnaire: The Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs (NEA) seeks to identify a broad cadre of potential implementing organizations through an Organizational Interest and Capacity Questionnaire, which will be used to identify pre-selected partners for future funding opportunities. Contingent upon the availability of funds, successful applicants (those identified as pre-selected partners) may receive invitations to submit full applications for select future funding opportunities over a period of four years. NEA invites organizations that wish to be considered as pre-identified partners to complete a web-based questionnaire and submit Statements of Interest through this Questionnaire. Interested applicants should read the full announcement for details on how to submit a Statement of Interest to this announcement. The Questionnaire is only one part of what is required from an applicant to this announcement.The Questionnaire will provide information about each applicant's organizational mission and activities, functional and technical expertise, country experience, organizational approach/methodology, experience working with nongovernmental, governmental, and/or private sector partners in the MENA region, and relevant accomplishments. Please note that completion of the questionnaire does not guarantee that an organization will be found eligible for pre-selection status. Specifically, the Questionnaire seeks to assess each applicant's experience and/or capacity in developing and supporting one or more of the following areas in the Middle East and North Africa:* Legal systems that protect the rights of all individuals* Civic cultures that support democratic values and the active participation of all individuals in social and political life* Media institutions that defend the public interest* Legal and regulatory frameworks that enable participation* Political processes and institutions that encourage effective participation* Civil society organizations' (CSOs) effective advocacy* Economic reform and workforce development * Educational reform and service learning* Local coalitions and partnerships* Alumni networks and activities. U.S.- based applicants must submit their Statement of Interest via Foreign-based applicants may submit their applications via or via email. More inforamtion on submitting an application is outlined in the announcement.
Federal Grant Title: Organizational Interest and Capacity Questionnaire
Federal Agency Name: Middle East Partnership Initiative
Grant Categories: Business and Commerce Community Development Education Employment Labor and Training Information and Statistics Law Justice and Legal Services Regional Development
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NEAPI-11-AW-036-MENA-080111
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.221
CFDA Descriptions: Near East Regional Democracy
Current Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Sep 30, 2011
Posted Date: Aug 01, 2011
Creation Date: Aug 18, 2011
Archive Date: Oct 30, 2011
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $5,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $25,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
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 - Private institutions of higher education - For profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses
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