Africa - Women, Peace, and Security (AF-WPS) Initiative FY 2016

Funding Opportunity Number: AFPG-AFEPS-16-001 Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: GrantCategory of Funding Activity: Community DevelopmentEducationLaw, Justice and Legal ServicesRegional DevelopmentCFDA Number: 19.700Eligible Applicants Public and State controlled institutions of higher educationNonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher educationPrivate institutions of higher educationOthers (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)Agency Name: DOS-AFClosing Date: Jul 22, 2016Award Ceiling: $500,000Expected Number of Awards: Creation Date: Jun 08, 2016Funding Opportunity Description: The U.S. Department of State's Bureau of African Affairs (AF) and the Secretary'™s Office of Global Women's Issues (S/GWI) announce this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for projects under the Africa - Women, Peace, and Security (AF-WPS) initiative. Through AF-WPS, AF and S/GWI partner with key stakeholders to identify and support sustainable projects that demonstrate a strategic and integrated approach to increasing women'™s full and active participation in peacemaking, peacebuilding, and reconstruction processes at the local, national, and/or regional levels in specified African countries. The Department seeks proposals from qualified organizations for sustainable projects in the following program areas: Protection from Violence: ...
Source: Grants.gov - Category: Research Tags: Community Development Education Law, Justice and Legal Services Regional Development Source Type: funding