Community-Building Initiatives Program

The summary for the Community-Building Initiatives Program 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 US Mission to Azerbaijan, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Community-Building Initiatives Program: The Embassy of the United States of America in Azerbaijan is pleased to announce a call for proposals to support community-building initiatives that will increase the ability of local communities to identify and solve their problems and stimulate greater civic participation. It will also fund innovative individual initiatives to enhance Azerbaijan’s prosperity and well-being. The competition is open to all well-developed, innovative community-building initiatives that will help build vibrant communities that are able to address local needs and collaborate on solutions. Proposals should connect to the following thematic areas: · Raising environmental awareness and/or enhancing communities’ ability to address environmental issues, with a view also toward Azerbaijan’s hosting of COP29. Activities in this area could include public advocacy campaigns and community projects. The success of selected projects will be measured by the number of locally involved participants and number of problems tackled, as well as outcomes that demonstrate the program’s efficacy at both community, or wider geographical area determined by the program objectives. · Helping local citizens to identify their community problems and create ways of solving those problems through volunteerism and/or in cooperation with community groups, such as associations, volunteer groups, NGOs. The success of selected projects will be measured by the number and quality of the newly established community groups, as determined by program objectives, and results-oriented initiatives they catalyze. · Advocating for disadvantaged communities by creating opportunities for their development and capacity-building, including provision of legal services. The success of selected projects will be measured by the number of clients and the outcome of their cases as well number of educated citizenry able to solve their legal issues. Proposals should include a mechanism to demonstrate how they will measure client satisfaction with their services, as well as a description of the project's post-funding-period sustainability plan (e.g., through a capacity-building component). · To pursue knowledge and practices in northern regions that can lead to more environmentally friendly and ecologically responsible decisions and lifestyles, which can help protect the environment and sustain its natural resources for current and future generations, support low-income families, and increase entrepreneurship opportunities for vulnerable women. Participants and Audiences: The intended participants for potential projects are groups or individuals representing economically and socially disadvantaged communities, including IDPs, women and girls, persons with disabilities, and young people.
Federal Grant Title: Community-Building Initiatives Program
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Azerbaijan (DOS-AZE)
Grant Categories: Community Development, Environment
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DOS-AZE-PD-24-03
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.900
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 15th, 2024
Original Application Deadline: May 15th, 2024
Posted Date: April 3rd, 2024
Creation Date: April 3rd, 2024
Archive Date: June 14th, 2024
Total Program Funding: $235,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Expected Number of Awards: 7
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: April 3rd, 2024
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Individuals
Grant Announcement Contact
Nigar Aliyeva
Phone 994502332618
[email protected]
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