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Democracy Commission Program, Round 1 FY2024

Type: Posted • Opportunity: TIRDEMCOMMR1FY24

Description

A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The U.S. Embassy Tirana of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit proposals for funding under the Democracy Commission program. Please follow all instructions below.

Priority Region: Albania

Eligible Program Topics:

  • Anti-Corruption
  • Good Governance
  • Cyber-security
  • Human Rights/Minority Rights
  • Reforms
  • Women's Empowerment
  • Youth Activism
  • Environment/Climate change
  • Combatting Human Trafficking
  • Investigative Journalism
Background
The U.S. Embassy Tirana of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit proposals for funding under the Democracy Commission program. The priority region for this grant is Albania, and eligible program topics include Anti-Corruption, Good Governance, Cyber-security, Human Rights/Minority Rights, Reforms, Women’s Empowerment, Youth Activism, Environment/Climate change, Combatting Human Trafficking, and Investigative Journalism.

Grant Details
The length of the performance period is 6 to 12 months with an anticipated program start date in June-July 2024. The total available funding is dependent on funding available and awards may range from a minimum of $5,000 to a maximum of $24,000. The type of funding is Assistance funds (AEECA - Assistance for Europe, Eurasia, and Central Asia). Proposed programs should be completed within a year from the starting date determined in the grant contract.

Eligibility Requirements
Eligible applicants include Albanian not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations. U.S. organizations and individuals are NOT eligible for grants under the program. Organizations must have a valid registration on www.SAM.gov to be eligible to receive an award.

Period of Performance
The length of the performance period is 6 to 12 months with an anticipated program start date in June-July 2024.
Proposed programs should be completed within a year from the starting date determined in the grant contract.

Grant Value
The total available funding is dependent on funding available and awards may range from a minimum of $5,000 to a maximum of $24,000.

Place of Performance
Award funds can be used only for activities in Albania and for payments only to Albanian citizens/organizations.

Overview

Category of Funding
Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Funding Instruments
Grant
Grant Program (CFDA)
Grant Category
Earmark
Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement
False
Source
On 1/12/24 the Department of State posted grant opportunity TIRDEMCOMMR1FY24 for Democracy Commission Program, Round 1 FY2024. The grant will be issued under grant program 19.900 AEECA/ESF PD Programs.

Timing

Posted Date
Jan. 12, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EST
Closing Date
Feb. 12, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EST Past Due
Last Updated
Jan. 12, 2024, 9:05 a.m. EST
Version
1
Archive Date
March 13, 2024

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Info
• Albanian not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations • U.S. organizations and individuals are NOT eligible for grants under the program. • Cost Sharing or Matching is not required and is not part of the evaluation criteria. However, the applicants are encouraged to explore the possibility of the cost-share whenever possible.

Award Sizing

Ceiling
$24,000
Floor
$5,000
Estimated Program Funding
Not Provided
Estimated Number of Grants
Not Listed

Contacts

Contact
Ilva Cuko Program Assistant
Contact Email
Contact Phone
00355684036853

Documents

Posted documents for TIRDEMCOMMR1FY24

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