Job Creation and Alternative Activities for At-Risk Youth

The summary for the Job Creation and Alternative Activities for At-Risk Youth 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 Belize, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Job Creation and Alternative Activities for At-Risk Youth: The U.S. Embassy in Belmopan, Belize announces a notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) to strengthen citizen security by focusing on job creation and providing alternative activities and better education for youth at higher risk of gang affiliation and/or engaging in criminal activity. Project proposals should address the underlying factors of crime and violence in Belize, and provide at-risk youth with educational and economic opportunities.Applicants should address at least one of the following project objectives:• Providing job creation opportunities for youth and marginalized communities as an alternative to crime and violence. • Providing youth and marginalized communities with productive alternative activities that increase education and leadership opportunities. • Improving the educational quality or curriculum for high school youth in Belize, especially those in underserved communities, with a goal of reducing drop-out rates.Eligible organizations interested in submitting an application are encouraged to read this NOFO thoroughly to understand the type of project sought and the application submission requirements and evaluation process.For further information, please contact:U.S. Embassy Belmopan; [email protected]; +501.822.4011 x4306
Federal Grant Title: Job Creation and Alternative Activities for At-Risk Youth
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Belize
Grant Categories: Community Development Education Employment Labor and Training
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: BH200-16-GR-200-WHA-031716
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 319872
CFDA Descriptions: Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs (WHA) Grant Programs (including Energy and Climate Partnership for the Americas)
Current Application Deadline: May 6, 2016
Original Application Deadline: May 6, 2016
Posted Date: Mar 17, 2016
Creation Date: Mar 17, 2016
Archive Date: Jun 5, 2017
Total Program Funding: $1,200,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $400,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Overseas-based NGOs and institutions of higher education. Belizean NGOs are strongly encouraged to apply.
Grant Announcement Contact
Grants Unit Political Economic Section Phone 501.822.4011
Embassy Belmopan Grants Unit

U.S. Mission to Belize 703-516-1988