Deadline: 24 June 2016
The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, is seeking applications from qualified organisations to strengthen criminal justice institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) uphold the rule of law, and in particular fight organized crime and corruption.
The purpose of this project is to strengthen BiH judicial, investigative, and prosecutorial capacity on financial crime-related cases (to include topics related to asset forfeiture and its role in prosecuting corruption) in a sustainable manner, such as by involving the Judicial and Prosecutorial Training Centers (JPTCs) as appropriate
Develop and improve judicial, investigative, prosecutorial capacity to prosecute, investigate, and adjudicate financial crime-related cases (these types of cases can range from those related to corruption, organized crime, and terrorism.) in a sustainable manner and coordinated through the international donor community.
- The anticipated total federal funding amount is $630,000.
- The period of performance is 2 years with an anticipated start date of August 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.
- 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.
- Public International Organizations (PIOs) and For-Profit Organizations are excluded from applying to this grant announcement.
- INL encourages applications from potential new partners.
How to Apply
Interested applicants can submit their applications electronically via given on the website.
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