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USAID’s Collective Action to Reduce Gender-Based Violence (CARE-GBV) Small Grants Program

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted February 18, 2021 from Brazil
Expires on March 16, 2021
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The USAID’s Collective Action to Reduce Gender-Based Violence (CARE-GBV) activity is seeking innovative concept note applications for small grants from new, local, and underutilized partners and organizations.

Grants can be used to build capacity to generate solutions that elevate the role of staff wellness and resiliency in promoting high-quality, sustainable gender-based violence prevention and response programming; fill global data gaps related to gender-based violence; and promote learning.

Organizations should articulate these guiding principles in their submitted concept notes:
a) Do no harm;
b) Partnerships;
c) Survivor-centered care;
d) Participatory and community-based;
e) Continuous learning approach.

All applicants must be legally recognized organizational entities under applicable law working in countries with a USAID presence.

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Grants can be used to build capacity to generate solutions that elevate the role of staff wellness and resiliency in promoting high-quality, sustainable gender-based violence prevention and response programming; fill global data gaps related to gender-based violence; and promote learning.

Proposed activities that highlight the needs of marginalized women and girls, including those with disabilities, indigenous peoples, ethnic or religious minorities, or members of the lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, or intersex (LBTQI+) community, are encouraged.

Concept notes from organizations that are feminist and / or women, LBTQI+ or survivor-led will be considered favorably for funding.

Eligible organizations include:
1. U.S. nongovernmental organizations;
2. Non-U.S. nongovernmental organizations;
3. Community based organizations (e.g., youth groups, women groups, etc.);
4. Civil society organizations;
5. Professional associations;
6. Universities;
7. For-profit organizations, so long as no fee is proposed as part of any grant activity.

Applicant organizations must be officially registered as a legal entity and working in compliance with all applicable local laws and statutes.

CARE-GBV will provide funds for individual grants between USD$50,000 to USD$125,000.

Grants must be 12 months or less in duration.

Applications are due by 10:00 a.m. ET on March 17, 2021.

For more information, please visit https://www.makingcents.com/care-gbv-small-grants-program

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Feb 18
Feb 18

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Vivian Emesowum
Feb 18
Feb 18

Thank you Ana Isabel for this, I am interested in applying but hope my country Nigeria is eligible to apply.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Feb 18
Feb 18

Welcome!
Stay tuned here and also search actively for other grant opportunities here.
Visit the official website of this call for further details.
Best.