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U.S. Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues (S/GWI): Call for Proposals for Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Response

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted April 14, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on May 10, 2020
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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.

Goal
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.

Objectives
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.

Eligibility criteria
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

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 14
Apr 14

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you in order to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too! They will enlighten and inspire your network.

sarah_2
Apr 15
Apr 15

Thanks for sharing

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 15
Apr 15

Welcome! Spread the word.

Kabahenda
Apr 20
Apr 20

Thanks Ana for the great work that you are doing.

Be safe.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 20
Apr 20

Welcome! Spread the word.

Jill Langhus
Apr 15
Apr 15

Thanks, Ana.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 15
Apr 15

Welcome! Spread the word.

Jill Langhus
Apr 15
Apr 15

:-)

Chidimma
Apr 15
Apr 15

Dear Ann. Thanks for sharing.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 15
Apr 15

Welcome! Spread the word.