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DRL Increase Access to Due Process in Uzbekistan

Type: Posted • Opportunity: SFOP0010248

Description

The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that Increase transparency in citizen's rights to due process in Uzbekistan.
Background
The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) is announcing an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that increase transparency in citizens’ rights to due process in Uzbekistan. The goal is to support the safe, secure, and professional collection of credible information on political detainees by Uzbekistani media, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), and human rights defenders.

Grant Details
Through this award, DRL aims to support the safe, secure, and professional collection of credible information on political detainees by Uzbekistani media, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), and human rights defenders. The proposed program should achieve outcomes such as more information available on conditions in detention facilities due to coordinated collection of grassroots documentation efforts and advocacy.

Building and strengthening coalitions to advocate with one voice, holding government accountable, collecting accurate and credible information regarding unjustly detained citizens for advocacy purposes.

Disseminating information to the international community and domestic legal experts, engaging marginalized communities as project beneficiaries, aiming for impact that leads to reforms and sustainability beyond DRL resources.

Eligibility Requirements
Eligible applicants include U.S.-based and foreign-based non-profit organizations/nongovernmental organizations (NGO) and public international organizations; private, public, or state institutions of higher education; and for-profit organizations or businesses. Cost sharing or matching is not a requirement for this grant opportunity. Applicants should have existing or the capacity to develop active partnerships with thematic or in-country partners.

Period of Performance
The period of performance for the grant is 18-24 months.

Grant Value
$500,000 is the total funding floor and ceiling for this grant opportunity with an anticipated number of awards being 1.

Place of Performance
The specific geographic location for the grant's performance is Uzbekistan.

Overview

Category of Funding
Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Funding Instruments
Grant
Grant Category
Discretionary
Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement
False
Source
On 3/11/24 the Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor posted grant opportunity SFOP0010248 for DRL Increase Access to Due Process in Uzbekistan. The grant will be issued under grant program 19.345 International Programs to Support Democracy, Human Rights and Labor. It is expected that one grant will be made worth between $500,000 and $500,000.

Timing

Posted Date
March 11, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT
Closing Date
May 10, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT Due in 27 Days
Last Updated
March 11, 2024, 11:16 a.m. EDT
Version
1

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Info
DRL welcomes applications from U.S.-based and foreign-based non-profit organizations/nongovernment organizations (NGO) and public international organizations; private, public, or state institutions of higher education; and for-profit organizations or businesses. DRL's preference is to work with non-profit entities; however, there may be some occasions when a for-profit entity is best suited.

Award Sizing

Ceiling
$500,000
Floor
$500,000
Estimated Program Funding
Not Provided
Estimated Number of Grants
1

Contacts

Contact
Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor
Contact Email
none
Contact Phone
(202) 890-9795
Additional Information
Link to Opportunity in SAMS Domestic

Documents

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