Deadline: 7 July 2016
The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) is seeking applications from eligible organisations to fund a program entitled “Legal Socialization and Juvenile Crime Prevention in Bosnia” with an aim to prevent crimes committed by juveniles and develop a positive relationship between juveniles and law enforcement authorities in the Federation of BiH (FBiH).
This project would complement existing community policing projects implemented by the INL funded ICITAP program. Project proposals should target select cantons within the FBiH.
- Educate Bosnian youth on the rule of law, the significance of following the law, the broader implication of breaking the law (e.g. corruption, drug use, trafficking, etc.), and the role of law enforcement
- Establish positive interactions between the youth and law enforcement authorities, which will promote a service-oriented perspective to policing within the police force and improve public confidence in the police.
- The anticipated total federal funding amount is $630,000.
- The period of performance is 2 years with an anticipated start date of July, 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 similar education or capacity building programs, preferably in the Western Balkans. INL reserves the right to request additional background information on organizations that do not have previous experience administering similar programs and/or federal grant awards.
- Applicants must have the ability to produce course materials, deliver training, and conduct evaluations in the appropriate local language (to include through translations) and English.
- The applicant’s staff should be proficient in English in order to fulfill reporting requirements.
- Applicants must have existing, or the capacity to develop, active partnerships with stakeholders in order to successfully carry out the proposed program.
- Organizations may form a consortium and submit a combined proposal. However, one organization should be designated as the lead applicant.
- Applicants must be able to respond to the NOFO and be able to mobilize in a short period of time.
- INL encourages applications from potential new partners.
How to Apply
Interested applicants can apply via given website.
For more information, please visit Legal Socialization and Juvenile Crime Prevention in Bosnia.