Yemen Communities Stronger Together (YCST)

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Yemen Communities Stronger Together (YCST): Pursuant to the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 as amended, the United States Governmentas represented by the U.S Agency for International Development, Yemen (USAID/Yemen), announces its desire to support applications for local level initiatives that mitigate conflict, strengthen social cohesion, promote the peaceful resolution of differences, and, where feasible, capitalize on stabilization opportunities in Yemen.The purpose of this Annual Program Statement (APS) is to support local level initiatives that mitigate conflict, strengthen social cohesion, promote the peaceful resolution of differences, and, where feasible, capitalize on stabilization opportunities in Yemen through: 1) regular and actionable learning, small-scale community-based service delivery and conflict mitigation projects and 2) capacity building for local institutions and organizations to serve as neutral arbitrators and peace builders and meet community and constituent needs.
Federal Grant Title: Yemen Communities Stronger Together (YCST)
Federal Agency Name: Agency for International Development (USAID)
Grant Categories: Community Development
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: APS-72027918APS00002
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 98.001
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: April 13th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: April 13th, 2018
Posted Date: March 13th, 2018
Creation Date: March 13th, 2018
Archive Date: March 13th, 2019
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $30,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $10,000,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 13th, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
USAID welcomes applications from many types of organizations including U.S. and non-U.S. Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs), faith-based organizations, international organizations, foundations, colleges and universities, civic groups, regional organizations, etc. All applicants must be physically present in Yemen or have current active projects in Yemen and/or formed partnerships or alliances with an organization(s) physically present in or have current projects in Yemen. Organizations must be able successfully obtain permits and access to work in Yemen.
Grant Announcement Contact
Craig Smith

Agreement Officer
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