2013 Call for Disability Proposals
USAID India is inviting local Indian organizations to apply for FY13 Disability Funding to: 1. Increase the participation of people with disabilities in USAID programs/activities; and 2. Strengthen the capacity and services of civil society organizations run by and for people with disabilities; herein referred to as Disabled PeopleÂ’s Organizations (DPOs). Program areas could include, but are not limited to: education/health and access to services; agriculture and food security; environment and global climate change; gender equality and womenÂ’s empowerment; and innovation, among others. Capacity building programs for DPOs may include organizational capacity, advocacy efforts, cross-disability coalition building, coordination, and leadership and training. For downloading the complete RFA, please click on the "Full Announcement" tab.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Agency: Agency for International Development
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Number of Awards Available
Program areas could include, but are not limited to: education/health and access to services; agriculture and food security; environment and global climate change; gender equality and womenÂ’s empowerment; and innovation, among others. Capacity building programs for DPOs may include organizational capacity, advocacy efforts, cross-disability coalition building, coordination, and leadership and training.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicants from local Indian organizations that are private, non-profit organizations (or for-profit companies willing to forego profits), including private voluntary organizations, universities, research organizations, professional associations, and relevant special interest associations. The definition of a local organization is provided below: 1. A Â“local Indian organizationÂ” must, Â• Be organized under the laws of the recipient country; Â• Have its principal place of business in the recipient country; Â• Be majority owned by individuals who are citizens or lawful permanent residents of the recipient country or be managed by a governing body, the majority of whom are citizens or lawful permanent residents of a recipient country; and Â• Not be controlled by a foreign entity or by an individual or individuals who are not citizens or permanent residents of the recipient country. 2. The term Â“controlled byÂ” means a majority ownership or beneficiary interest as defined above, or the power, either directly or indirectly, whether exercised or exercisable, to control the election, appointment, or tenure of the organizationÂ’s managers or a majority of the organizationÂ’s governing body by any means, e.g., ownership, contract, or operation of law. 3. Â“Foreign entityÂ” means an organization that fails to meet any part of the Â“local organizationÂ” definition. Government controlled and government owned organizations in which the recipient government owns a majority interest or in which the majority of a governing body are government employees, are not eligible to apply as prime recipients.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Acquisition & Assisance Specialist
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards range from $20,000.00 to $600,000.00