Deadline: 18 May 2017
The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC) is currently seeking applications “Regional Assistance Program (RAP) II mechanism” to establish a mechanism to respond to emergent needs, especially snap elections, and support civil society actors through near-term technical or other assistance.
The Regional Assistance Program (RAP) II will enable NEA, U.S. Embassies, and civil society throughout the MENA region to respond to unanticipated, often sudden developments, such as supporting election monitoring during snap elections or advancing dialogue at critical junctures through technical assistance.
- Prepare local organizations and individuals to respond to snap local and national elections and other political developments.
- Enhance Civil Society Organizations’ ability to successfully complete an existing local or national political, legal or social campaign that would benefit the society and strengthen the relationship between governmental and non-governmental institutions.
- Provide expertise and concrete tools to beneficiaries to apply in reforming their communities and organizations, by developing their skills for effective public discourse, professional collaboration, and project management.
- Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,500,000
- Award Ceiling: $1,500,000
- Award Floor: $1,500,000
- Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- For profit organizations other than small businesses
- Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Eligible applicants include registered U.S. non-profit organizations or for-profit organizations (excluding small businesses) with substantial experience in assistance management; political, economic, and social reform; and implementing programs in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted online via given website.
Eligible Country: Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, West Bank and Gaza, and Yemen, United States
For more information, please visit Grants.gov.