The United States Government, as represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation (DDI), and USAID/Timor-Leste, is announcing the Women and Youth Creating Our Future Addendum to the YouthPower 2 (YP2) Annual Program Statement (APS), hereafter known as the YP2 APS.
Through this Women and Youth Creating Our Future Addendum, USAID/Timor-Leste aims to advance two objectives:
a) build one or more Timorese enterprises operating a sustainable business model capable of implementing development assistance activities, particularly in the areas of increasing formal employment, promoting the establishment and growth of job-creating enterprises, and increasing incomes of young men, young women, and adult women in Timor-Leste; and
b) increase formal employment, promote the establishment and growth of job-creating enterprises, and increase incomes of young men, young women and adult women in Timor-Leste.
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The overall goal of the Women and Youth Creating Our Future activity is to develop at least one Timorese social enterprise capable of implementing solutions to constraints that are limiting the economic opportunities of young men, young women, and adult women in Timor-Leste.
1. U.S. and non-U.S. public, private, for-profit, and non-profit organizations, as well as higher education institutions, public international organizations, and non-governmental organizations;
2. Applicant organization must also:
a) be a legally recognized organizational entity in the country where it operates;
b) submit only one Concept Note as the Prime Applicant.
The anticipated period of performance for award(s) made under the Women and Youth Creating Our Future Addendum to the YP2 APS is five years, with an anticipated start / end date of December 1, 2021 – November 30, 2026.
Closing Date for Applications: August 25, 2021.
For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334750