Deadline: 18 December 2017
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission in Colombia is making a special call for the submission of Concept Papers focused on leveraging private sector investment and expertise that results in enhance sustainable and inclusive development in Colombia’s conflict affected areas.
Subject to the availability of funds, USAID/Colombia may allocate up to $10,000,000 to fund a portfolio of GDA alliances with the private sector, with funding for individual applications estimated in the range of $1,500,000 to $5,000,000 to be implemented over a period of 3-5 years through 2 to 3 awards, depending on the approach of each individual application.
The private sector has played and will continue to play a pivotal role in the construction of sustainable development. USAID/Colombia seeks Concept Papers that include private sector investments that create win-win alliances, advancing private sector business growth and economic opportunities and/or corporate social responsibility, and scaling their development impact.
USAID/Colombia has a five-year strategy that outlines its priorities for Colombia. The overarching goal of the strategy is a “Colombia more capable of successfully implementing a sustainable and inclusive peace”. This goal is supported by four development objectives: effective presence of democratic institutions and processes; reconciliation advanced among victims, ex-combatants, and other citizens; improved conditions for inclusive rural economic growth; and environmental resiliency and low-emissions development strengthened.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted online via given website.
For more information, please visit Grants.gov.