USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance: Developing Next Generation of Humanitarian Leaders

Deadline: 1 July 2016

The United States Government (USG), as represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance (DCHA), Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), is seeking applications from eligible organisations to fund an initiative called “Next Generation of Humanitarian Leaders” with an aim to  broaden engagement in the humanitarian response community by expanding academic instruction and professional development training available to community-based, national and/or international NGOs on humanitarian policies and practice.

USAID/OFDA’s primary objective will be to improve humanitarian response by increasing the cadre of humanitarian professionals and experts.

Funding Information

  • USAID/OFDA anticipates that up to approximately US $4 million will be available to support the program(s) or activity (ies) and final funding levels will depend on the content, quality, number of applications received, needs, availability of funding, and competing priorities.
  • USAID/OFDA will not consider any applications above a maximum amount of $1 million per application during the next two years.

Eligibility Criteria

  • U.S. and Non-U.S. Non-Profit Organizations: Qualified U.S. and non-U.S. non-profit organizations may apply for OFDA funding under this APS.
  • U.S. and Non-U.S. For-Profit Organizations: Qualified U.S. and non-U.S. for-profit organizations may apply for OFDA funding under this APS.
  • U.S. and Non-U.S. Colleges and Universities: Qualified U.S. and non-U.S. colleges and universities may apply for OFDA funding under this APS.
  • UN Agencies: U.N. agencies may apply for USAID/OFDA funding under this APS
  • Other USG Agencies: USG departments and agencies may not apply for USAID/OFDA funding under this APS.
  • New Partners: Partners new to USAID may submit applications.

How to Apply

Interested applicants can submit their applications electronically via given website.

Eligible Countries

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso,  Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada,  Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, the Republic of China,   Colombia,  Comoros, Congo,  Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia , Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo,  Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador,  Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Lithuania,  Luxembourg, Republic of Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal,  Qatar, Romania, Russian Federation, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, United Republic of Tanzania, Thailand , Timor-Leste,  Togo, Tonga,  Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey,  Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Guam, American Samoa, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

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