Increasing Electoral Participation and Citizen Awareness of Public Corruption

The summary for the Increasing Electoral Participation and Citizen Awareness of Public Corruption 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 Zambia, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Increasing Electoral Participation and Citizen Awareness of Public Corruption: The U.S. Embassy Lusaka of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program (or programs) to: 1) Raise awareness of voter and electoral rights and encourage voter registration and participation, with a focus on key constituency groups with previous low electoral participation. Proposed activities should increase public awareness of government accountability and representational responsibilities and should have multiplier effects and a sustainable impact, or 2) Raise public awareness of and promote fiscal transparency, public accountability, and the ethical management of public resources. Possible activities could include increasing public awareness of corruption and misuse of government funds in major infrastructure projects, promoting transparency in public infrastructure and construction projects, and improving public resource management and whistle blower protection. This notice is subject to the availability of funding and is not guaranteed. Please carefully the attached notice of funding opportunity document and follow all instructions included within.
Federal Grant Title: Increasing Electoral Participation and Citizen Awareness of Public Corruption
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Zambia (DOS-ZAM)
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DOS-ZAMBIA-PE-2019-04
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.700
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: September 6th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: September 6th, 2019
Posted Date: August 8th, 2019
Creation Date: August 8th, 2019
Archive Date: October 6th, 2019
Total Program Funding: $400,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: August 8th, 2019
Category Explanation
Economic Support Funds
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
U.S. and foreign – based not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with demonstrated success working in Zambia on topics related to this funding opportunity such as electoral participation, citizen awareness, or transparency issues. All organizations should be registered in Zambia at the time of application with an established legal ability to operate in the country.
Grant Announcement Contact
Cheryl D Monticello
Phone 260211357116
Small Grants email address
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