Strengthening Democratic Local Governance in South Sudan

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Strengthening Democratic Local Governance in South Sudan: The United States Government, represented by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), anticipates issuing a request for applications (RFA), early-May 2013, inviting applications for a Cooperative Agreement to implement the Strengthening Democratic Local Governance Program in South Sudan to strengthen democratic local governance through improving local government's ability to perform its core functions and supporting the development of strong and credible state and local systems. Specifically, the program will engender a bottom-up and inclusive public participatory approach in the decision-making, implementation and accountability of government service delivery and further strengthen linkages within national, state, and local (payam) governments and International/NGOs for better coordination, delivery of services and accountability to the people. Subject to the availability of funds, this competitively awarded five-year, Cooperative Agreement shall focus on implementing projects primarily in high conflict, disaster prone and low resource areas.USAID will advise applicants of project objectives and desired outcome; however, applicants must provide the methodology or approach for implementation of the project. Applicants will have the opportunity to propose a sound, cost effective approach for the Program. Additionally, Applicants are strongly encouraged to consider implementation through a consortium with other organizations including PIOs and local organizations; however, principal responsibility for implementation of the program should rest with the applicant who should act as prime and have final responsibility for implementation and performance monitoring of the program.
Federal Grant Title: Strengthening Democratic Local Governance in South Sudan
Federal Agency Name: Agency for International Development
Grant Categories: Community Development
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-668-13-000002
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 98.001
CFDA Descriptions: USAID Foreign Assistance for Programs Overseas
Current Application Deadline: Closing date of the solicitation will be indicated
Original Application Deadline: Closing date of the solicitation will be indicated
Posted Date: Apr 23, 2013
Creation Date: Jun 24, 2013
Archive Date: No date given
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $74,800,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $25,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Qualified foreign and domestic for-profit companies that forego profit, foreign and domestic non-profit organizations, faith-based organizations, foundations, academic institutions, civic groups and regional organizations. Note for For-Profit Organizations: Pursuant to 22 CFR § 226.81, it is USAID's policy not to award fees nor profit under assistance instruments. Other reasonable, allocable, and allowable expenses, both direct and indirect, which are related to the agreement program and are in accordance with applicable cost standards (OMB Circular A-122 for nonprofit organizations), may be paid under the agreement.
Grant Announcement Contact
Claudia Koziol
Agreement Officer []
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