Office of Global Women"s Issues

The Secretary s Office of Global Women s Issues (S/GWI) works to promote sustained peace and development by empowering women around the world.

The work of the office is organized upon four pillars: 1) Promoting the full engagement of women in the political and economic spheres; 2) Addressing and
responding to gender based violence, food security, and global problems such as climate change; 3) Addressing underlying socio-economic problems, including women s access to health and education; 4) and ensuring that emergency relief to countries affected by conflict and natural disasters reaches women and children.

Agency - U.S. Department of State


Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

See individual announcements in grants.gov for further information.

See individual announcements in grants.gov for further information.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

See individual announcements in grants.gov for further information.

Beneficiary Eligibility

See individual announcements in grants.gov for further information.

Credentials/Documentation

No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

See individual announcements in grants.gov for further information.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

OMB Circular No. A-102 applies to this program. OMB Circular No. A-110 applies to this program. See individual announcements in grants.gov for further information

Award Procedures

Final awards cannot be made until funds have been appropriated by Congress, allocated and committed through internal Office procedures. Successful applicants will receive a Federal Assistance Award (FAA) from the Grants Officer. The FAA and the original proposal with subsequent modifications (if applicable) shall be the only binding authorizing document between the recipient and the U.S. Government. The FAA will be signed by an authorized Grants Officer, and submitted to the recipient s officer in the application.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Department of State, Foreign Assitance Act of 1961 as Amended.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 60 to 90 days.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

As stated in the grants.gov and Federal Register announcements.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

See individual announcements in grants.gov for further information. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: draw-down by request of SF-270.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Quarterly or as specified via grant agreement.

Quarterly or as specified via grant agreement.

Quarterly or as specified via grant agreement.

Quarterly or as specified via grant agreement.

Quarterly or as specified via grant agreement.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133. A-133 as applicable

Records

Financial records are required to be kept for three years.

Financial Information

Account Identification

19-1201-1-3-000.

Obigations

(Cooperative Agreements) FY 10 $7,500,000; FY 11 $2,500,000; FY 12 $3,000,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

See individual announcements in grants.gov for further information.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

See individual announcements in grants.gov for further information

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

Natika Washington 2201 C St NW
Room 1802A, Washington, District of Columbia 20520 Email: washingtonns@state.gov Phone: 2026471757

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

See individual announcements in grants.gov for further information.



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