USAID/Brazil Environment Program: Territorial and Environmental Management of Indigenous Lands

Deadline: 17 November 2017

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for up to four cooperative agreements from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations to fund a program entitled “Territorial and Environmental Management of Indigenous Lands” with an aim to enhance biodiversity conservation in Brazilian Amazon Protected Area Systems.


  • Strengthen biodiversity conservation efforts in priority protected area mosaics.
  • Support the Brazilian national policy for land and environmental management in Indigenous lands The National Policy for Territorial and Environmental Management of Indigenous Lands (PNGATI).
  • Apply science, technology and innovation to improve biodiversity conservation.

Funding Information

  • Subject to the availability of funds, USAID intends to provide up to $7,500,000 in total USAID funding over a three (3) year period.
  • The ceiling for this program is $7,500,000. Actual funding amounts are subject to availability of funds.

Eligibility Criteria

  • USAID welcomes applications from many types of organizations including U.S. and non U.S. private businesses, business and trade associations, foundations, U.S. and non-U.S. Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), faith-based organizations, international organizations, U.S. and non-U.S. colleges and universities, civic groups, regional organizations, etc.; individually or organized under a consortium (one leader organization and others as partners).
  • All applicants must be legally recognized organizational entities under applicable law. An individual cannot apply as an applicant.
  • To be considered for funding under this APS, applications must meet the following requirements:
    • Applications must be fully aligned with PNGATI objectives and PGTAs (when existing).
    • Applications must be feasible from a technical, economic, financial and social perspective.
    • Applications must demonstrate sustainability of activities after the end of the project and/or potential for replication and scaling-up over time.
    • The group of Indigenous Lands to be included should be consistent with previous initiatives conducted in the geographic areas.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

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