Supporting Libya through Political Transition

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Supporting Libya through Political Transition: The Department of State’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI), a program within the Bureau of Near East Affairs Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC), announces a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for new projects designed to continue assisting Libya’stransition to a democratic and peaceful nation, improve governance capacity at the national andlocal level, promote the rule of law, and aid in nurturing a vibrant civil society. Projectsproposed should focus on addressing needs and opportunities to support Libya’s transition over the next year.
Federal Grant Title: Supporting Libya through Political Transition
Federal Agency Name: Near East Affairs Assistance Coordination
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: MEPI-MEPICA-16-002
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 319196
CFDA Descriptions: Middle East Partnership Initiative
Current Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Apr 26, 2016
Posted Date: Feb 24, 2016
Creation Date: Feb 26, 2016
Archive Date: May 26, 2016
Total Program Funding: $5,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $1,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Assisting Libya’s transition to a democratic and peaceful nation, improve governance capacity at the national and local level, promote the rule of law, reduce risks of atrocities, and aid in nurturing a vibrant civil society.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants include International NGOs; Public International Organizations; U.S. non-profit organizations; U.S. for-profit organizations; U.S. private institutions of higher education, public or state institutions of higher education; and U.S. small businesses with function and regional experience in the areas of constitutional drafting, national governance, local governance, institutional capacity building, citizen/CSO engagement, rule of law, media, and elections in Libya specifically.
Grant Announcement Contact
Aimee Ntumba Competition Specialist Phone 202-776-8575
NEA-Grants@state.gov

Near East Affairs - Assistance Coordination 703-875-5117
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