Deadline: 1 August 2016
The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is seeking applications from organisations for a grant to implement a program entitled “Anti-Corruption Capacity Building in Laos”.
The United States Government supports the anti-corruption reforms proposed by the Lao Government, specifically efforts to strengthen the capacity of the State Inspection and Anti-Corruption Committee (SIAA). To this end, the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) supports training opportunities and workshops to increase the understanding of SIAA officials on the United Nations Convention Against Corruption and the Financial Action Task Force as well as best practices to develop internal systems and utilize resources to detect, investigate, prosecute, and recover money from corruption.
- Increase the capacity of the SIAA to prevent, identify, and address corruption and associated crimes;
- Increase the capacity of the SIAA to work with the private sector to effectively engage in wide-reaching anti-bribery campaigns;
- Increase the capacity of the SIAA to collaborate with the Ministries of Justice and Education to implement multi-ethnic, public education activities, specifically the dissemination and education of anti-corruption laws.
- The anticipated total federal funding amount is $100,000.
- The period of performance is one (1) year with an anticipated start date of September 2016.
- Applicants that qualify to receive U.S. grants such as U.S. not-for-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) or U.S. based educational institutions subject to section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. tax code; foreign not-for-profits/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) or foreign based educational institutions, with the ability to develop and successfully implement a project and meet INL’s reporting requirements.
- A consortium between foreign, local non-governmental organizations and education institutions is possible; however the presented documents shall demonstrate the added value of such a partnership in advancing the goals outlined above;
- Selected organization/s may also be asked to demonstrate current (or pending) country registration if required by the country of project implementation.
- Must have demonstrated experience implementing anti-corruption capacity building programs in Laos.
- Applicants must have existing, active partnerships with the SIAA in order to successfully carry out the proposed program.
- Must have demonstrated experience and understanding of the structure and processes of the SIAA;
- Must have staff available to travel regularly to Laos in order to develop, implement, and oversee programming in Laos.
- INL encourages applications from potential new partners.
How to Apply
Interested applicants can register themselves via given website.
For more information, please visit grants.gov.