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Reducing Violence Against Religious Minority Communities in Brazil

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted December 14, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on January 5, 2021
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Outcomes of this program may include, but are not limited to:
a) Local communities increase awareness of the value and importance of mutual respect, and inclusion for all, irrespective of one’s religion or beliefs;
b) Community actors act to promote and protect religious freedom for all;
c) Existing policies or practices protecting human rights and religious freedom are formalized or made more effective through improved implementation;
d) Advocacy reaches public and government stakeholders;
e) Advocates monitor implementation of the existing legal framework.

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The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that support Religious Freedom globally.

DRL welcomes applications from U.S.-based and foreign-based non-profit organizations / nongovernment organizations (NGO) and public international organizations; private, public, or state institutions of higher education; and for-profit organizations or businesses. DRL’s preference is to work with non-profit entities; however, there may be some occasions when a for-profit entity is best suited.

Funding Ceiling: USD$740,740.

Period of Performance: 24-36 months.

Anticipated Time to Award, Pending Availability of Funds: 7-10 months.

Closing Date for Applications: Jan 06, 2021.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 07
Jan 07

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Jill Langhus
Dec 16, 2020
Dec 16, 2020

Thanks, Ana.