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Timor-Leste: Women and Youth Creating Their Future Activity

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted July 24, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on August 24, 2021
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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.

Eligibility Criteria:
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

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jul 24
Jul 24

Friendly reminders:
1. Find and analyze open and closed calls that interest you. Try to discover:
• what they have in common, and
• how you can think ahead / plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Gather or update paperwork (certificates, attests, statements, resumes, etc.) and information usually required by calls such this one;
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start NOW!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resource section.
Best regards,
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Jul 26
Jul 26

Thanks, Ana.