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DRL Increasing Civilian Security in Nigeria

Type: Posted • Opportunity: SFOP0010169

Description

The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for a project to improve civilian security in the North Central and North West geopolitical zones of Nigeria
Background
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 a project to improve civilian security in the North-Central and North-West geopolitical zones of Nigeria. The security environment has deteriorated across Nigeria over the past decade, with growing banditry in the North-West, persistent violence driven by Boko Haram in the North-East, the expansion of farmer-herder violence throughout the North-Central and North-West geopolitical zones, and the resurgence of Indigenous People of Biafra in the South-East.

Grant Details
DRL is seeking proposals to increase civilian security in Nigeria’s North-Central and North-West geopolitical zones by improving the participation of women and youth in civilian security initiatives. DRL’s goal is that civilian security is protected in high-risk local governments of the North-Central and North-West geopolitical zones States. Programs should work towards empowering women and youth to take a leading role in the security of their communities and strengthening community-based civilian security platforms within affected communities. All programs should aim to have impact that leads to reforms and have the potential for sustainability beyond DRL resources.

Eligibility Requirements
DRL welcomes applications from 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. DRL’s preference is to work with non-profit entities; however, there may be some occasions when a for-profit entity is best suited.

Period of Performance
The Period of Performance for the grant is 16-24 months.

Grant Value
$1,250,000 with an anticipated number of awards: 1

Place of Performance
The specific geographic location(s) where the grant will be performed are the North Central and North West geopolitical zones of Nigeria.

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 1/12/24 the Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor posted grant opportunity SFOP0010169 for DRL Increasing Civilian Security in Nigeria. 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 $1.3 million and $1.3 million.

Timing

Posted Date
Jan. 12, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EST
Closing Date
March 12, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT Due in 20 Days
Last Updated
Jan. 12, 2024, 9:51 a.m. EST
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
$1,250,000
Floor
$1,250,000
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

Posted documents for SFOP0010169

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