North Caucasus Microfinance Support Project

The summary for the North Caucasus Microfinance Support Project 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 Russia USAID Moscow, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
North Caucasus Microfinance Support Project: The Microfinance Support Project's objective is to build capacity to deliver microfinance services in targeted geographical regions of the North Caucasus (NC) and thus increase employment and incomes in the micro/small/medium enterprise sector (MSME) and reduce the threat of violent conflict by providing economic opportunities to those groups most likely drawn into conflict, and will be achieved through (a) improved and expanded microfinance services in the NC republics with increased outreach to larger population groups in the NC republics, and (b) improved enabling environment conducive for sustainable development and growth of microfinance in the NC.
Federal Grant Title: North Caucasus Microfinance Support Project
Federal Agency Name: Russia USAID Moscow
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USAID-RUSSIA-ORD-11-0001-RFA
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 98.001
CFDA Descriptions: USAID Foreign Assistance for Programs Overseas
Current Application Deadline: Nov 19, 2010
Original Application Deadline: Nov 19, 2010
Posted Date: Oct 06, 2010
Creation Date: Nov 03, 2010
Archive Date: No date given
Total Program Funding: $4,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $4,500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $3,500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Microfinance Development
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Qualified applicants must be Russian non-governmental organizations (NGOs). In support of the Agency's interest in fostering a larger assistance base and expanding the number and sustainability of development partners, USAID encourages applications from potential new partners, particularly if they are joined with a more experienced organization.
Grant Announcement Contact
Donella Russell Agreement Officer Phone 495-728-6296

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