The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) invites civil society organizations (CSOs) to submit proposals for projects that provide lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) communities with the tools to empower local movements and communities, prevent, mitigate, and recover from violence, discrimination, stigma, and human rights abuses, promote full social inclusion, or address critical issues of justice in the East Asia and Pacific region, with a particular focus on Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and/or Vietnam.
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The overall goal of this program is to advance the human rights of persons who face discrimination, violence, or abuse on account of their real or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, or sex characteristics in the East Asia and Pacific region.
DRL encourages proposals for regional or single country programs. Regional programming should be conducted in multiple target countries, as appropriate and safe to do so.
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 Floor: USD$750,000
Funding Ceiling: USD$1,000,000
Period of Performance: 24-48 months.
Anticipated Time to Award (pending availability of funds): 2-8 months.
Closing Date for Applications: Feb 26, 2021.
For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330621