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SUBJECT: Request for Concept papers for Disability Funding
USAID/Egypt invites all interested organization to submit concept papers (using the attached application form) to the Egypt Mission for submission to The Center of Excellence on Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG), within the Bureau of Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA) of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), to apply for FY13 Disability Funding to:
- Increase the participation of people with disabilities in USAID programs/activities; and
- Strengthen the capacity and services of civil society organizations run by and for people with disabilities; herein referred to as Disabled People’s Organizations (DPOs).
Up to $5 Million in funding is available to support programs and activities to increase the participation of people with disabilities within the strategies and portfolios of USAID and to strengthen the capacity and services of DPOs.
Program areas could include, but are not limited to: agriculture and food security; democracy, human rights & governance; economic growth and trade; education; environment and global climate change; sports; gender equality and women’s empowerment; and science, technology and innovation, among others. Capacity building programs for DPOs may include organizational capacity, advocacy efforts, cross-disability coalition building, coordination, and leadership and training.
Please see http://www.fbo.gov for additional partnership opportunities with USAID/Egypt.
Last updated: January 26, 2015