Sri Lanka Support for Professional and Institutional Capacity Enhancement Program (SPICE) RFA No. 605100.05.15.916.RFA

"Consolidating Democratic Gains through Grants for Protection of Rights, Active Citizenship, Transitional Justice, Social Cohesion and Gender Empowerment"
USAID Sub award under AID-383-LA-13-00001; MSI Project #605100.05

RFA title: Consolidating democratic gains through Grants for Protection of Rights, Active Citizenship, Transitional Justice, Social Cohesion and Gender Empowerment

RFA issued on: 2nd November 2015

Deadline for questions: 9th November 2015, 5:00pm local Colombo time (Questions/clarifications received after this date may not be disseminated to all known applicants.) Questions and answers will be posted at: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/jdp5kdpe70rqd5n/8QQvFwD7JG

MSI ADDRESS: Management Systems International, Support for Professional and Institutional Capacity Enhancement (SPICE) No. 72, 5th Lane, Colombo 3 Sri Lanka PoC: Samudra Dissanayake, Senior Grants Manager Tel: +94 11 2575710 email: dsamudra@msi-sl.com

Deadline for submission of applications: 30th November 2015, by 5:00pm local Colombo time via email to spicerfa@msi-sl.com with cc to: dsamudra@msi-sl.com (emailed documents should be in MSWord and Excel).

SPICE point of contact: Applications and questions must be submitted via e-mail to spicerfa@msisl.com with cc to: dsamudra@msi-sl.com. Phone calls regarding technical content will not be entertained.

Objective: This RFA aims to consolidate democratic gains, address human rights concerns and improve accountable governance through support for protection of rights, gender mainstreaming, promotion of active citizenship, transitional justice and reconciliation.

Geographic focus: The RFA solicits applications for interventions that will be implemented either nationally or in one or more districts or provinces in Sri Lanka. SPICE will strive to ensure equitable distribution across the regions.

Organizations eligible to apply: Responsible, non-partisan legally-registered Sri Lankan civil society organizations (CSOs), independent trade unions, professional associations, non-profit, and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) including think tanks, research institutes, community-based organizations (CBOs) and Cooperatives with experience in advocacy and civic engagement/organizing are encouraged to apply. Individuals and government entities are not eligible to apply under this RFA.

Expected Grant type: Fixed Amount Awards and Simplified Grants.

Grant Award, Anticipated Grant Size and Duration: Between USD $40,000 - $100,000 per grant award. Organizations must be able to show a recent history of implementing a minimum of one grant equal to a value of at least 85% of the amount they request under this RFA. Grants will be for up to twelve months in duration.

Date 
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 8:45am

Last updated: November 04, 2015