AEECA/ESF PD Programs

 

To provide civil society and democracy building public diplomacy programs within Europe, Eurasia and Central Asia. The applicable countries are: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
19.900
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of State
Office: Office of the Coordinator of U.S. Assistance to Europe and Eurasia
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not Applicable.
Authorization
Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, FREEDOM Support Act, and SEED Act.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
See individual federal assistance announcements on U.S. Embassy web sites in:
Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, or Uzbekistan for details.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Only applicants NGO's from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, or Uzbekistan are eligible for this program.
Credentials/Documentation
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. OMB Circulars A-102 and A-110 are used as guidlines in administering these programs.
Award Procedure
Applicable embassies vary award procedures. Typical steps are: requests for proposals, reviews, and then notification based on the individual Public Affairs Section timelines.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Not Applicable.
Appeals
Not Applicable.
Renewals
Not Applicable.
How are proposals selected?
Not Applicable.
How may assistance be used?
Funds are granted primarily to indigenous NGOs and institutions of higher learning to carry out civil society and democracy building programs within their respective countries/regions. Must adhere to AEECA legislation language.
Only applicant NGO's from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, or Uzbekistan are eligible for this program.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Requirements for reporting are determined on a case-by-case basis by the program office, in compliance with USG regulations. Cash reports are not applicable. Progress reports are required in compliance with USG regulations. Expenditure reports are not applicable. Performance monitoring by program office is conducted on, at minimum, a yearly basis.
Auditing
Not Applicable.
Records
Financial records should be maintained for three years after the grant has ended.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
This program has no matching requirements.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Typical grants are less than one year. Grants are not to exceed five years. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Combintation - can be done in increments after benchmarks are met or in lump sums.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices.
Headquarters Office
Donna N. Richardson 2201 C Street, NW, Room 3249, Washington, District of Columbia 20520 Email: RichardsonDN@state.gov Phone: 202-647-8874
Website Address
No Data Available
Financial Information
Account Identification
19-7201-0-3-060.
Obligations
(Project Grants) FY 14; FY 15; and FY 16
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
No Data Available.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not Applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.

 



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