Overview

Donor: US Department of State
Application procedure: Full Proposal
Donor base: United States
Reference number: SFOP0010339
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 11.06.2024

Financial details

Grant size: Large - more than $1,000,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: 1.973.000$
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 1.973.000$
Funding ratio: up to 100%

Sectors

  • Agriculture & Rural Development
  • Economic Development
  • Food Security
  • Peace & Conflict Resolution

Project Locations

  1. Africa

      Ghana, Ivory Coast

Description

1) Objective

This program to build social cohesion between at-risk groups in northern Ghana and northern Cote d’Ivoire by improving equitable access to livelihoods in communities hosting refugees and asylum seekers in these regions. Impoverished host communities demonstrate resentment and hostility towards growing refugee/asylum seeker populations in this region as they compete for land, resources, and support from the state and from nongovernmental organizations.

Through strengthening inclusive, equitable, and sustainable communal management of land and water resources in communities hosting refugees/asylum seekers, increasing equitable economic exchange between host communities and refugees/asylum seekers, and building conflict management skills in these communities, this program will improve equitable access to livelihoods for at-risk communities, thereby contributing to strengthened social cohesion between these groups in keeping with Objective 1 of the 10-Year Plan to implement the Strategy to Prevent Conflict and Promote Stability in Coastal West Africa.

2) Eligibility

Eligible applicants include for-profit organizations other than small businesses, as well as foreign public entities and public international organizations.

3) Location

Actions must take place in northern Cote d’Ivoire and northern Ghana.

4) Budget

The grant has an estimated total program funding of $1,973,000, with an award ceiling and floor both set at $1,973,000.

5) Application

Interested applicants can access the full announcement and submit their applications via the provided link to the opportunity in MyGrants. The original closing date for applications is June 11, 2024. If applicants encounter difficulty accessing the announcement electronically, they can reach out to the grantor at VellturoM@state.gov for assistance.

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