USAID/BiH Localworks (Snaga lokalnog) Activity

The summary for the USAID/BiH Localworks (Snaga lokalnog) Activity 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 Bosnia USAID Herzegovina, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
USAID/BiH Localworks (Snaga lokalnog) Activity: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) isseeking concept papers from local non-governmental organizations (NGOs),partnerships and consortia (see Section C Eligibility Information foradditional details about eligibility) to implement USAID Localworks (Snaga lokalnog) initiative. Please note, at this timewe are not accepting full applications. Only concept papers will be reviewed.Applicants who are successful in the concept paper stage will be invited tojoin a co-creation process. Following the co-creation process, selectedapplicants (individual organizations and/or consortia developed duringco-creation) will be requested to submit a full application, based oninstructions provided in greater detail by the Agreement Officer. Instructionson how to prepare a concept paper are provided within this APS. USAID reservesthe right not to conduct the co-creation process. Subject to availability of funds, USAID intends to grant up to $6.5million in total for all awards under this APS. Individual awards will range intotal value from $250,000 to $500,000, with a period of performance rangingbetween three to five years. Awards, if any, will be made in accordance withevaluation procedures provided in Section E Application Review Information.Concept papers under this APS must be received by either of the two closingdates/times indicated at the top of this cover letter. To beeligible for award, the applicant must provide all information as required inthis NOFO and meet eligibility standards in Section C of this NOFO. Thisfunding opportunity is posted on, and may be amended. It is theresponsibility of the applicant to regularly check the website to ensure theyhave the latest information pertaining to this notice of funding opportunityand to ensure that the NOFO has been received from the internet in itsentirety. USAID bears no responsibility for data errors resulting fromtransmission or conversion process. If you have difficulty registering or accessing the NOFO, please contact the Helpdesk at1-800-518-4726 or via email at for technical assistance.Applicants are not required to be registered on in order to downloadthis APS. USAID may notaward to an applicant unless the applicant has complied with all applicableunique entity identifier and System for Award Management (SAM) requirementsdetailed in Section D.6.f. Theregistration process may take many weeks to complete. Therefore, Applicants areencouraged to begin registration early in the process. Please sendany questions to the point(s) of contact identified in Section D. The deadline for questions is shownabove. Responses to questions receivedby the deadline will be furnished to all potential applicants through anamendment to this notice posted to Issuance ofthis notice of funding opportunity does not constitute an award commitment onthe part of the Government nor does it commit the Government to pay for anycosts incurred in preparation or submission of comments/suggestions or anapplication. Applications are submittedat the risk of the applicant. All preparation and submission costs are at theapplicant's expense.
Federal Grant Title: USAID/BiH Localworks (Snaga lokalnog) Activity
Federal Agency Name: Bosnia USAID Herzegovina (USAID-BOS)
Grant Categories: Community Development
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 72016819APS00001
Type of Funding: Other
CFDA Numbers: 98.001
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: March 13th, 2020
Original Application Deadline: March 13th, 2020
Posted Date: March 15th, 2019
Creation Date: March 15th, 2019
Archive Date: April 12th, 2020
Total Program Funding: $6,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $250,000
Expected Number of Awards: 15
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 15th, 2019
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Only local organizations as defined below are eligible for award. USAID defines a “local entity” as an individual, a corporation, a nonprofit organization, or another body of persons that: (1) Is legally organized under the laws of; and(2) Has as its principal place of business or operations in; and(3) Is majority owned by individuals who are citizens or lawful permanent residents of; and (4) Is managed by a governing body the majority of who are citizens or lawful permanent residents of the country receiving assistance. For purposes of this section, ‘majority owned' and ‘managed by' include, without limitation, beneficiary interests and the power, either directly or indirectly, whether exercised or exercisable, to control the election, appointment, or tenure of the organization's managers or a majority of the organization's governing body by any means.These eligibility requirements apply to the principal Applicant only.
Grant Announcement Contact
USAID/Bosnia-Herzegovina, Office of Acquisition and Assistance
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