Agency for International Development - Announcement (fwd)
Sat, 25 Jun 1994 18:33:47 -0400
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From: Mary Watson <mwatson@GRITS.VALDOSTA.PEACHNET.EDU>
To: Multiple recipients of list GRANTS-L <GRANTS-L@GSUVM1.BITNET>
Subject: Agency for International Development - Announcement
> AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
> Announcing Request for Applications; Central and Eastern Europe
> Democracy Network Activity
> On or about June 15, 1994 a Request for Applications (RFA)
> will be issued by the Office of Democracy and Governance of
> the U.S. Agency for International Development's Bureau for Europe
> and the New Independent States. The RFA will request cooperative
> agreement applications from not-for-profit U.S. NGOs, U.S. PVOs
> or U.S. universities to carry out programs to develop and strengthen
> the community of public policy-oriented NGOs in Central and
> Eastern Europe. The U.S. grantees will provide subgrants and
> organizational development technical assistance to Central and
> Eastern NGOs having an interest in affecting public policy in
> four areas: environment, economic restructuring, social safety
> nets and democracy. Applications will be due approximately 45
> days after the official date of issuance.
> Up to ten cooperative agreements may be awarded to U.S. organizations
> for the following activities: (1) nine individual country programs
> providing subgrants and organizational development technical
> assistance, and (2) a regional networking unit intended to provide
> a mechanism for U.S. NGOs and local NGOs to exchange ideas,
> information and resources relating to the promotion and strengthening
> of the NGO sector throughout the region. Individual cooperative
> agreements will be in the range of $1.5 to $5 million over three
> years. Eligible countries are: Albania, Bulgaria, the Baltics
> (one grant for three countries), the Czech Republic (two years),
> Hungary, Macedonia, Poland, Romania and Slovakia. U.S. organizations
> may apply for a single country grant or more than one country
> grant and/or for the regional networking grant. No waivers of
> the FS-1 salary maximum will be approved.
> Interested not for profit U.S. NGOs, U.S. PVOs, universities
> (or a consortium thereof) should request this Request for Applications
> by faxing (no requests will be accepted by phone) (202) 647-
> 6962: Office of Democracy and Governance, Bureau for Europe
> and the New Independent States, U.S. Agency for International
> Development, room 4440, Department of State, Washington, DC
> 20523. Attention: Regina Coleman.
> FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Regina Coleman, (202) 647-7308.
> Dated: June 10, 1994.
> Regina Coleman,
> Project Officer, Office of Democracy and Governance, Bureau
> for Europe and the New Independent States, USAID.