Updated May 03, 2019CLOSED

Countering Wildlife Trafficking in Central Africa

Offered by U.S. Department of State

This opportunity aims to achieve specific objectives to reduce the poaching and trafficking of wildlife through effective programming at the national, regional, and international levels in key source, transit, and destination locations. It aims to support host-nation investigatory and prosecutorial capacity in relation to wildlife crime to disrupt the higher level syndicates involved in wildlife trafficking.
PROJECT GOALS To reduce the ability of criminal groups to profit from poaching and trafficking of protected animals and their body parts originating in or transiting Central Africa.
PROJECT OBJECTIVES To strengthen criminal justice institutions in Central Africa to complete successful enforcement, investigative, and prosecutorial functions of wildlife crimes, as well as credible measures that prevent wildlife crime.
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CLOSEDJun 17, 2019Deadline
$100,000 - $2,800,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 4: Transition to Scale
Implemented in:
CountryGabon, Equatorial Guinea, Congo, Republic of the, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Chad, Cameroon, Angola and Nigeria
Focus AreasWildlife (Environment)
Applicants that qualify to receive U.S. grants, such as U.S. not-for-profit/nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) or U.S. based educational institutions subject to section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. tax code; foreign not-for-profits/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) or foreign based educational institutions, with the ability to develop and successfully implement a program in at least one of the target countries and
meet INL’s reporting requirements.
Organizations must also be able to demonstrate current country registration for all countries
listed in the proposal, as required by the host country.
Organizations must also demonstrate support from all the target countries mentioned in the
proposal for the program activities
Organizations must either be headquartered in or, if an international NGO, maintain an
office in at least one of the target countries
Applicants must have demonstrated experience implementing similar education or capacity
building programs, preferably in one of the target countries. INL reserves the right to request
additional background information on organizations that do not have previous experience
administering similar programs and/or federal grant awards.
Applicants must have the ability to produce course materials, deliver training, and conduct
evaluations in English, French or an appropriate indigenous language based on proposed
activities. The applicant’s staff should be proficient in English, in order to fulfill reporting
Applicants must have existing, or the capacity to develop, active partnerships with
stakeholders in order to successfully carry out the proposed program.
Organizations may form a consortium and submit a combined proposal. However, one
organization should be designated as the lead applicant.
Applicants must be able to respond to the NOFO and be able to mobilize in a short period
of time

Other Requirements

Financial Statements
Applications must include a copy of your organization’s most recent audit. If an audit cannot be provided, an explanation must be submitted with the proposal submission.
Reporting Requirements
Recipients are required to submit quarterly program progress and financial reports throughout the project period. Progress (SF-PPR and narrative) and financial reports (SF 424 and a detailed financial expenditure report) are due 30 days after the reporting period. Final certified programmatic and financial reports are due 90 days after the close of the project period. See attached file for more details regarding dates of report submissions.
Cost sharing or matching not required.

Application And Awards Process

Applicant must submit all required information and documents in its application through www.grants.gov


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