Updated Mar 18, 2020CLOSED

Empowering Youth with Disabilities

Offered by U.S. Agency for International Development

The purpose of this Activity is to empower youth (ages 12-29) with disabilities by implementing inclusive and targeted activities that address the specific needs of persons with disabilities. The overall objective is to contribute to USAID/Ethiopia’s goal of empowering youth to advance their own economic, civic, and social development so they can contribute more robustly to peace and prosperity. This Activity will contribute to Ethiopia’s Country Development Cooperation Strategy (CDCS 2019-2024) DO 4: Sub-IR 4.2.2 Youth employability and soft skills enhanced.
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CLOSEDMar 27, 2020Deadline
From $1,000,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
Focus AreasYouth
Eligibility for this NOFO is restricted. Eligibility is restricted to local organizations.
Only local organizations as defined below are eligible for award. USAID defines a “local entity” as an individual, a corporation, a nonprofit organization, or another body of persons that:
(1) Is legally organized under the laws of; and
(2) Has as its principal place of business or operations in; and
(3) Is majority owned by individuals who are citizens or lawful permanent residents of; and
(4) Is managed by a governing body the majority of who are citizens or lawful permanent residents of the country receiving assistance.
For purposes of this section, ‘majority owned’ and ‘managed by’ include, without limitation, beneficiary interests and the power, either directly or indirectly, whether exercised or exercisable, to control the election, appointment, or tenure of the organization's managers or a majority of the organization's governing body by any means.
These eligibility requirements apply to both the principal applicant and to any sub-awardee.
USAID welcomes applications from organizations that have not previously received financial assistance from USAID.

Application Directions

Applications must be submitted by email to Wubet Zeleke, Acquisition & Assistance Specialist, at wzeleke@usaid.gov with a copy to caddis@usaid.gov. Applicant must furnish the information required by this NOFO.


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