Strengthening Civil Society and Local Government Engagement in Comoros

The summary for the Strengthening Civil Society and Local Government Engagement in Comoros 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 U.S. Mission to Madagascar, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Strengthening Civil Society and Local Government Engagement in Comoros: U.S. Embassy Antananarivo of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program to strengthen the capacity of Comorian civil society groups to work together with the government, including local elected officials such as mayors, to improve accountability and transparency, increase citizen engagement with local elected leaders, strengthen human rights frameworks, and address areas of mutual concern. Activities will include support for civil society groups and local government on Ngazidja, Nzwani, and Mwali.
Federal Grant Title: Strengthening Civil Society and Local Government Engagement in Comoros
Federal Agency Name: U.S. Mission to Madagascar (DOS-MDG)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Other
Funding Opportunity Number: 20-STATE-23556
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.700
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: September 7th, 2020
Original Application Deadline: September 7th, 2020
Posted Date: August 7th, 2020
Creation Date: August 7th, 2020
Archive Date: October 7th, 2020
Total Program Funding: $100,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $70,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: August 7th, 2020
Category Explanation
U.S. Embassy Antananarivo seeks projects that include, but are not limited to, the following activities: Create opportunities for dialogue between civil society and citizen groups, as well as between those civil society groups and government representatives, for example through establishment of town hall structures; Support for civil society organizations that includes organizational development, management, and other forms of capacity building, in addition to technical program support; Identify societal and legal issues of mutual concern between community and government representatives, including local government; Increase capacity of civil society groups to more effectively advocate to support the rights of vulnerable and marginalized groups; Provide opportunities for partnerships and linkages between local civil society organizations and relevant regional/international networks to exchange best practices and strategies for working on human rights issues. Support public awareness and broader community engagement of advocacy efforts and results of civic-government engagement.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
The following organizations are eligible to apply: U.S. and foreign not-for-profit organizations, including civil society/non-governmental organizations; Public International Organizations; U.S. and foreign public and private educational institutions.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
U.S. Embassy
in Madagascar and Comoros’s Political and Economic Section
Phone 261 20 23 480 00
Political and Economic Section's email address for Comoros grants
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