Office of Global Women's Issues

 

The Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues (S/GWI) works to promote sustained peace and development by empowering women around the world. The work of the office is organized upon four pillars: 1) Promoting the full engagement of women in the political and economic spheres; 2) Addressing and responding to gender based violence, food security, and global problems such as climate change; 3) Addressing underlying socio-economic problems, including women’s access to health and education; 4) and ensuring that emergency relief to countries affected by conflict and natural disasters reaches women and children.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
19.801
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of State
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Project Grants (Capacity Building and Complaint Processing, Training); Project Grants (Contracts); Project Grants (Special)
Program Accomplishments
Not Applicable.
Authorization
Department of State, Foreign Assitance Act of 1961 as Amended.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
See individual announcements in grants.gov for further information.
Beneficiary Eligibility
See individual announcements in grants.gov for further information.
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
See individual announcements in grants.gov for further information. 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. See individual announcements in grants.gov for further information
Award Procedure
Final awards cannot be made until funds have been appropriated by Congress, allocated and committed through internal Office procedures. Successful applicants will receive a Federal Assistance Award (FAA) from the Grants Officer. The FAA and the original proposal with subsequent modifications (if applicable) shall be the only binding authorizing document between the recipient and the U.S. Government. The FAA will be signed by an authorized Grants Officer, and submitted to the recipient’s officer in the application.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days.
Appeals
Not Applicable.
Renewals
As stated in the grants.gov and Federal Register announcements.
How are proposals selected?
See individual announcements in grants.gov for further information.
How may assistance be used?
See individual announcements in grants.gov for further information. See individual announcements in grants.gov for further information.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Quarterly or as specified via grant agreement. Quarterly or as specified via grant agreement. Quarterly or as specified via grant agreement. Quarterly or as specified via grant agreement. Quarterly or as specified via grant agreement.
Auditing
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133. A-133 as applicable
Records
Financial records are required to be kept for three years.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
See individual announcements in grants.gov for further information. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: draw-down by request of SF-270.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
None.
Headquarters Office
Natika Washington 2201 C St NW
Room 1802A, Washington, District of Columbia 20520 Email: washingtonns@state.gov Phone: 2026471757
Website Address
No Data Available
Financial Information
Account Identification
19-1201-1-3-000.
Obligations
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 10 $7,500,000; FY 11 est $2,500,000; and FY 12 est $3,000,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
See individual announcements in grants.gov for further information.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
See individual announcements in grants.gov for further information
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.

 



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