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ROOTS/RAICES

Type: Posted • Opportunity: 72051424RFA00001

Description

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for one or more assistance awards from qualified entities to implement the Roots program. Eligibility for this award is restricted to local non-governmental entities.

The purpose of this RFA is to contribute to the self-determined development of Indigenous Peoples and Afro-Colombians while advancing their participation in peacebuilding and sustainable development. By fostering inclusive governance, enhancing social cohesion, and promoting equitable growth among Indigenous Peoples and Afro-Colombian communities, the RFA contributes to Colombia's journey toward a more stable, peaceful, and prosperous future. The proposed RFA represents a pivotal opportunity for USAID to empower local organizations and actors to address the deep-rooted development challenges faced by Indigenous Peoples and Afro-Colombians in Colombia, in the areas of conservation, biodiversity, climate adaptation, governance, and peacebuilding.

USAID/Colombia will hold the following outreach sessions:

February 20: Bogota (Hybrid)

February 27: Quibdo (In-person)

February 29: Florencia (In-person)

March 5: Cali (Hybrid)

March 13: Tumaco (In-person)

March 14: Valledupar (Hybrid)

For additional and updated information, please visit our webste https://www.usaid.gov/RootsRFAColombia (ENGLISH) or ttps://www.usaid.gov/es/RaicesRFAColombia (ESPA OL)

Background
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for one or more assistance awards from qualified entities to implement the Roots program. The purpose of this RFA is to contribute to the self-determined development of Indigenous Peoples and Afro-Colombians while advancing their participation in peacebuilding and sustainable development. By fostering inclusive governance, enhancing social cohesion, and promoting equitable growth among Indigenous Peoples and Afro-Colombian communities, the RFA contributes to Colombia's journey toward a more stable, peaceful, and prosperous future.

Grant Details
The proposed RFA represents a pivotal opportunity for USAID to empower local organizations and actors to address the deep-rooted development challenges faced by Indigenous Peoples and Afro-Colombians in Colombia. This includes areas of conservation, biodiversity, climate adaptation, governance, and peacebuilding.

Eligibility Requirements
Eligibility for this award is restricted to local non-governmental entities.

Grant Value
The total value of the grant and potential value of individual grant awards are not specified in the provided document.

Place of Performance
The specific geographic locations where the grant will be performed are mentioned as follows: February 20: Bogota (Hybrid), February 27: Quibdo (In-person), February 29: Florencia (In-person), March 5: Cali (Hybrid), March 13: Tumaco (In-person), March 14: Valledupar (Hybrid).

Overview

Category of Funding
Community Development
Environment
Funding Instruments
Other
Grant Category
Continuation
Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement
False
Source
On 1/19/24 U.S. Agency for International Development posted grant opportunity 72051424RFA00001 for ROOTS/RAICES with funding of $20.0 million. The grant will be issued under grant program 98.001 USAID Foreign Assistance for Programs Overseas.

Timing

Posted Date
Jan. 19, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EST
Closing Date
April 5, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EDT Due in 42 Days
Closing Date Explanation
Deadline to submit the expression of interest survey. USAID/Colombia will invite potential applicants that received passing ratings in the Expression of Interest round to submit concept papers.
Last Updated
Jan. 19, 2024, 9:02 a.m. EST
Version
1
Archive Date
May 5, 2024

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Info
Eligibility for this funding opportunity is limited to local non-governmental entities

Award Sizing

Ceiling
$20,000,000
Floor
Not Listed
Estimated Program Funding
$20,000,000
Estimated Number of Grants
Not Listed

Contacts

Contact
Elkin Romero Grantor
Contact Email
Contact Phone
(571) 275-4990

Documents

Posted documents for 72051424RFA00001

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