Updated May 03, 2019

DRL EAP Religious Freedom Solicitation 1

Offered by U.S. Department of State

The goal for religious freedom in the EAP region is to promote diverse, multi-ethnic and multi-religious, and inclusive societies that respect the rights of all people. Proposals should address specific approaches that transform the constrained environment for religious freedom, which fuels intercommunal distrust, hostility, and violence. Proposals should note how they will complement existing efforts in-country by the wider NGO community. Projects should also address needs in underserved regions and communities.
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GrantType
May 28, 2019Deadline
$500,000 - $1,000,000Amount
2Number
18-36Duration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

StageStage 4: Transition to Scale and Stage 5: Scaling
Implemented in:
RegionN/A
CountryMalaysia, Laos, Indonesia and Vietnam
Focus AreasRule of Law and Human Rights (Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance)
DRL welcomes applications from U.S.-based and foreign-based non-profit organizations/nongovernment organizations (NGO) and public international organizations; private, public, or state institutions of higher education; and for-profit organizations or businesses.DRL’s preference is to work with non-profit entities; however, there may be some occasions when a for-profit entity is best suited. Applications submitted by for-profit entities may be subject to additional review following the panel selection process. Additionally, the Department of State prohibits profit to for-profit or commercial organizations under its assistance awards. Profit is defined as any amount in excess of allowable direct and indirect costs. The allowability of costs incurred by commercial organizations is determined in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Cost Accounting Standards Administration, and Contract Cost Principles and Procedures.

Other Requirements

Financial Statements
Providing cost sharing, matching, or cost participation is not an eligibility factor requirement for this NOFOand providing cost share will not result in a more favorable competitive ranking.
Applications should include your organization’s most recent audit, if applicable.
Impact Evaluation/M&E Plan
A proposal should include both a monitoring and evaluation (M&E) Narrative and an M&E Plan.
When developing M&E components, applicants should focus on utility—whether the data
collected and the analysis undertaken will be useful for project management and decisionmaking.
REQUIRED
Reporting Requirements
The Office of the Director of Foreign Assistance equires all DRL grantees to report on standard indicators, within the Democracy, Human Rights and Governance Category. Therefore, applicants should review the DRG Framework Indicators and include at least one relevant standard indicator in the proposal M&E plan.
REQUIRED

Application Directions

All application submissions must be made electronically via www.grants.gov or SAMS Domestic (https://mygrants.service-now.com).

Attachments

SFOP0005738-DRL-EAP-IRF-NOFO-1-1-.docx
Proposal-Submission-Instructions-1-.pdf
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