GEPT Sub-Grant Program: Increasing Participation of Traditionally Marginalized Populations in Electoral Processes

Deadline Extended till 31 August 2017

The Consortium for Elections and Political Processes Strengthening (CEPPS) is inviting applicants for the Global Elections and Political Transitions (GEPT) Leader with Associates award that is a program made possible by the generous support of the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The GEPT program supports elections and political transitions during a period of tremendous social change, marked by the challenges of increased connectivity, the youth bulge, urbanization, migration, and globalization.

Through the GEPT Leader Award, CEPPS will develop and manage a sub-grants program aimed at strengthening the capacity and role of local and regional organizations in countries engaged in support of elections and political transitions. Sub-grants will be used to strengthen local and regional organizations and their support networks.

CEPPS empowers local partners, including traditionally marginalized groups, to build resilient government institutions, political parties, and support credible and participatory electoral processes in fragile states and developing democracies.

Program Objectives

  • Promoting meaningful participation of all citizens in their political systems, including women, youth and other traditionally marginalized groups
  • Harnessing the comparative advantages of media and technology to promote citizen understanding and engagement and transparent political competition
  • Supporting meaningful transition process that establish positive precedents for effective democratic governance
  • Promoting the integrity of elections as a sustainable vehicle for peacefully and democratically choosing leaders
  • Facilitating the ability of elected political actors to fulfill their responsibilities to citizens through better governance practices
  • Promoting competitive and representative multiparty political systems
  • Ensuring respect for the application of impartial legal frameworks and compliance by political actors

Eligibility Criteria

  • Qualified applicants may be non-U.S.-based regional and local nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) or private, non-profit organizations, professional associations, and relevant special interest associations or coalitions.
  • Awards shall not be made to organizations or individuals whose name appears on the “Lists of Parties Excluded from Federal Procurement and Non procurement Programs” or any U.S. government or United Nations lists of terrorists.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their documents via email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit GEPT Sub-Grant Program.

Latest Funds for NGOs

Foundation for Children: Supporting the Health and Welfare of Children in Australia

UNICEF Innovation Fund: VR/AR Technologies to Solve Real Human Problems

The Australian Government: Inviting Applicants for ILC National Readiness Grants Round 2

DHHS/CDC: Comprehensive Community-Based HIV Services in Areas of High Prevalence to Key and Priority Populations in Zambia under PEPFAR

IPA Peace & Recovery Program: Seeking Proposals to Support Field Experiments and Research

National Geographic Society: Requests for Proposals for Changing Polar Systems

National Geographic Society: Requests for Proposals for Big Cats Conservation

National Geographic Society: Requests for Proposals for Long-Distance Animal Migration

Applications Open for LandAid Grant of up to £75,000!

Bel Foundation: Supporting Projects from Nonprofit Organizations and Charities to Improve Children’s Well-Being

Journalism Diversity Fund: Building Successful Careers in Journalism

Applications Open for Ethnic Communities Development Fund!

National Geographic Society: Requests for Proposals for Sustainable Cities Programme

National Geographic Society: Seeking Applications for Early Career Grant

IDRC Call for Proposals: Strengthening Engineering Research and Training in Africa

DHHS-CDC: Technical Assistance Support for the Strengthening of Blood Transfusion Services to Decrease HIV and Other Transfusion Transmitted Infections under PEPFAR

U.S. Mission to Myanmar: YSEALI Social Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth Regional Workshop

U.S. Mission to Albania: Exchange/Training Program for CVE Officials and Civil Society

U.S. Mission to Albania: “Schools as Community Centers” Pilot

USAID/Sri Lanka: Increased Demand and Engagement for Accountability (IDEA) Activity

UN Women: Promoting the right of women to access specialist support services available for women survivors of violence and discrimination in Albania

British Embassy Manila: Seeking Applications for Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund and Darwin Initiative

UN Women Call for Proposals: Monitoring the Implementation of CEDAW Recommendations, Istanbul Convention

Applications Open for Initiative Southern Africa (INISA) Student Grant 2017!

* indicates required

You have Successfully Subscribed!