The U.S. Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues (S/GWI) has announced this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for a new agreement to advance U.S. national security and foreign policy priorities by supporting women and girls who are at risk from gender-based violence (GBV), violent extremism, and conflict.
To enhance survivor-centered and informed efforts to prevent and respond to GBV, particularly FGM/C and/or EFM, in communities, countries, and regions affected by conflict and violent extremism.
Advocacy and/or social change is a cross-cutting objective that should be central to the proposed project, increasing survivors’ meaningful participation in national, regional, and/or global changes in laws, policies, or cultural norms to end GBV.
1. Educational and research institutions; U.S. not-forprofit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) subject to section 501 (c) (3) of the U.S. tax code, and foreign not-for-profits/NGOs/social enterprises;
2. If applicants determine that a consortium of expert organizations should implement the work, they must submit a list of their proposed partners, each of whom must also meet the eligibility criteria.
This notice of funding opportunity aims to support activities in continental Africa (including Sub-Saharan and Northern Africa).
Proposals may work in one or more countries in the target region.
Anticipated Award Date: On or before September 30, 2020.
Utilize This Offer
S/GWI seeks proposals that will address the needs of women and girls adversely impacted by GBV, particularly female genital mutilation / cutting (FGM/C) and/or early forced marriage (EFM), through the support of survivor-centered and/or informed activities in communities, countries, and regions impacted by conflict and violent extremism.
Location of Project Activities Continental Africa (North and Sub-Saharan Africa).
Approximate Project Duration: Up to five years.
Proposals must be submitted by 11:59 PM, May 11, 2020.
For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=325050