Updated May 06, 2021CLOSED

Strengthening Governance, Transparency, and Accountability in Panama

Offered by U.S. Department of State

TheU.S. EmbassyinPanamaCityannounces a Notification of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to promotedemocratic institutions, accountability, and good governance in Panama with upto $750,000 in Fiscal Year 2020Economic Support Funds(ESF)for a project period between 18-24 months.The anticipated start date for this activity isSeptember 30, 2021.The U.S. Embassy Panama anticipates funding a minimum oftwoawardsand a maximum of fourawardsbased onthis NOFO.

The focus for this funding opportunity is democracy, accountability, and governance.Successful proposals will develop projects aimed at: 1)promoting transparency and anti-corruption; 2)supportingefficientmanagementof governmentresources;3)strengthening civic engagement amongmarginalized populations; and 4)strengthening Panama’s institutions and civil service.Funding awarded under this NOFO cannot be used for law enforcement,to train members of law enforcement,or to provide social services.Projects may focus on one or more of the objectives and must fulfill at least one sub-objective of the corresponding objectives outlined in Section I, ProjectDescription, herein.

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CLOSEDJun 18, 2021Deadline
$100,000 - $750,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
Focus AreasDemocracy, Human Rights, and Governance

U.S. Nonprofit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, overseas-based non-governmental organizations, public international organizations and educational institutions.

All organizations must have:

  • Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number from Dun & Bradstreet
  • Active registration on https://www.SAM.gov

Application Directions

All applications must be submitted electronically through the grant website.


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