ATRC Request for Applications: Inviting Kosovar NGOs for USAID’s Engagement for Equity Program (E4E)

Deadline: 5 February 2018

Advocacy Training and Resources Center (ATRC), the implementing partner for USAID’s Engagement for Equity Program (E4E) is seeking applications from qualified Kosovar Non-Governmental Organizations to:

  • Conduct complex advocacy and awareness campaigns in cooperation with stakeholders from diverse segments of society and government;
  • Engage in formulation of policy recommendations on select democracy and governance and economic empowerment issues, drawn from consultations with citizens and other stakeholders;
  • Monitor and track the implementation of targeted legislation, reforms, and initiatives of high importance to vulnerable and marginalized groups.

Thematic Areas

  • Women in Governance and Economy;
  • Empowering Women through Enhanced Awareness of Women’s Property Rights;
  • Increased protection and awareness of vulnerable populations’ rights.
  • Expand Participation of Persons with Disabilities (PwD); and
  • Expand Youth Participation.

Grant Information

In response to this RFA, E4E Program is anticipated to award a number of Medium Scale Grants (between $25,000 to $50,000 per grant) and Small Scale Grants (between $10,000 to $25,000 per grant).

Eligibility Criteria

  • Grants will only be awarded to following types of organizations: non-US organizations, Kosovo based entities (government entities are excluded) non-profit and for profit non-governmental organizations
  • USAID/ ATRC will issue grants to organizations that are legally registered and recognized under the laws of Kosovo and not prohibited from receiving USG funding.
  • To be eligible, an applicant must:
    • Show proof of a valid registration under the Kosovo Law on Freedom of Association in
    • Non-Governmental Organizations;
    • Show proof of a valid bank account at a bank in Kosovo;
    • Demonstrate it is in good standing with Tax Administration of Kosovo; and
    • Provide DUNS Number (if you do not have one, ATRC can assist you to obtain one).
  • In addition, the grantees must demonstrate that they:
    • Possess sound managerial, technical, and institutional capacities to achieve project results;
    • Are willing to sign applicable assurance certifications.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should submit the required documents electronically at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Kosovo

For more information, please visit E4E ROUND VI.

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