Deadline: 1 April 2020
Each project is expected to:
- Improve basic economic or social conditions at the community or village level;
- Support high-impact, quick-implementation activities that benefit many people within one year without requiring further SSH assistance;
- Involve a significant local contribution in cash, labor, or material, and be within the ability of the local community to operate and maintain;
- Be in direct response to the initiative and aspirations of the local community (the local sponsors of the project, who will also be its prime beneficiaries); and
- Not initiate, continue, or supplement technical assistance programs.
- Priority will be given to projects that support income generating activities, and/or the advancement of vulnerable or disadvantaged people, including women, youth, and people with disabilities.
- Estimated Total Program Funding: $50,000
- Award Ceiling: $10,000
- Award Floor: $2,000
- The SSH Program will only accept proposals from:
- Registered not-for-profit organizations, including civil society/non-governmental, organizations headquartered in Tanzania.
- Established, registered grassroots community-based organizations (CBOs) and Faith Based Organizations (FBOs) headquartered in Tanzania.
- The beneficiary members must be Tanzanian citizens.
- Applicants must display sound management in the form of financial and administrative procedures that protect against fraud, waste and abuse.
- For-profit, commercial entities and individuals are not eligible to apply.
The following is not eligible for funding:
- Charitable or donation related activities.
- Projects that support specific religious activities.
- Fundraising campaigns.
- Revolving credit schemes.
- Lobbying for specific legislation or projects.
- Projects intended primarily for the growth or institutional development of the organization.
- Projects that duplicate other U.S. Government programs.
- Purchase of alcohol, medicine, school uniforms, school fees, bursaries, or personal expenses.
- Purchase of food and food parcels.
- Fees or salaries, including those for training, seminars, travel costs, or per diem.
- Any chemical, including fertilizer, pesticides, fungicides, or herbicides.
- Religious/police/law enforcement/prison-related/political or military activities.
- For used equipment-to avoid recurring maintenance and support cost. There is a general policy for financing only new equipment unless it is simple in design and spare parts are available locally.
For more information, visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=323713