Funding Opportunity: Promoting the Human Rights of Persons with Albinism in Tanzania

Activities that typically are not considered competitive include:
  • The provision of large amounts of humanitarian assistance;
  • English language instruction;
  • Development of high-tech computer or communications software and/or hardware;
  • Purely academic exchanges or fellowships;
  • External exchanges or fellowships lasting longer than six months;
  • Off-shore activities that are not clearly linked to in-country initiatives and impact or that do not relate to security concerns;
  • Theoretical explorations of human rights or democracy issues, including projects aimed primarily at research and evaluation that do not incorporate training or capacity-building for local civil society;
  • Micro-loans or similar small business development initiatives;
  • Activities that go beyond an organization’s demonstrated competence, or fail to provide clear evidence of the ability of the applicant to achieve the stated impact;
  • Initiatives directed towards a diaspora community rather than current residents of targeted countries.
  • Significant U.S.-based activities.
The authority for this funding opportunity is found in the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (FAA).

Applications should not request less than $200,000 and no more than $350,000. Applicants should include an anticipated start date between February 2017 and March 2017 and the period of performance should be between 12 months and 24 months. New DRL awards are typically between one to three years and must not be for longer than 5 years.

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