Bureau of NEA Assistance Coordination: Promoting Womens Leadership and Gender Inclusive Policies in the Middle East and North Africa

Deadline: 18 April 2017

The Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) is currently seeking applications for its program entitled “Promoting Womens Leadership and Gender Inclusive Policies in the Middle East and North Africa”.

Objectives

To address this gap and opportunity, the Office of Assistance Coordination of the Near East Bureau (NEA/AC) seeks projects that will enable existing and rising women leaders in the MENA region to:

  • Increase their knowledge of existing qualitative and quantitative analysis on pathways and obstacles to increasing women’s rights and leadership that are conducted across the MENA region
  • Apply acquired knowledge to increase women’s leadership in policymaking and promote gender-inclusive policies
  • Engage with civil society actors and government representatives throughout the region to increase awareness of the significance of women’s leadership in policymaking

Funding Information

  • Estimated Total Program Funding: $2,500,000
  • Award Ceiling: $2,500,000
  • Award Floor: $1,500,000

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligible applicants include U.S. or foreign non-profit organizations; for-profit organizations; private institutions of higher education, public or state institutions of higher education; and public international organizations in the MENA region.
  • NEA/AC strongly encourages applications from civil society organizations with a strong connection to and partnership in the Middle East and North Africa region.
  • International non-governmental organizations with principal bases of operations outside the Middle East and North Africa are also encouraged to apply, but the percentage of total budget actually spent in the region through local partners will be among the elements of evaluation for this competition.
  • NEA/AC is committed to an anti-discrimination policy in all of its programs and activities. NEA/AC welcomes applications irrespective of an applicants’ race, ethnicity, color, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability. NEA/AC encourages applications from organizations working with underserved communities, including women, people with disabilities, and youth.
  • Program seeks to support projects in Algeria, Bahrain, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, West Bank/Gaza, and Yemen. Elements of the program that include issues and participants from Iraq, Libya, Syria, and Yemen may be included, but programming must not occur in Iraq, Libya, Syria, and Yemen.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

For more information, please visit Grants.gov.

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