09 March 2023 Closing Date:
29 March 2023 Subject:
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Disability-Inclusive Climate Action Activity Ladies/Gentlemen:
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking concept papers as the first step in a two-step procurement
from qualified entities to implement a Disability-Inclusive Climate Action Activity.
Eligibility for this award is restricted to the following:
Submissions of project concept papers must utilize the required application format provided in Attachment A – FY 2022 USAID Disability Funding Program Application.
Concept papers should be from qualified U. S. or non-U. S. entities, such as private, non-profit organizations (or for-profit companies willing to forego profits), faith- and local community-based organizations, private voluntary organizations, universities, research organizations, and professional associations.
Local Disabled Persons Organizations (DPOs) are strongly encouraged to submit project concepts.
Preference will be given to qualified DPOs and/or any of the above organization types that directly collaborate with and/or award sub-grants to DPOs while meeting the requirements for funding.
In their submissions to Missions, mainstream (non-DPO) organizations must include letter(s) of signed support from local DPOs they wish to partner with for the purpose of the project.
Such letters should demonstrate significant involvement of the DPO(s) in the design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of the project.
PIOs are not eligible to apply for funding under this program.
USAID may request full applications from the applicant(s) who best meet(s) the objectives of this funding opportunity based on the Review Criteria described in the attached NOFO.
Eligible parties interested in submitting a concept paper are encouraged to read this request thoroughly to understand the type of program sought, concept paper submission requirements and selection process.
To be eligible for award, the applicant must provide all information as required in the attached full Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) document and meet eligibility standards as above and in section C.
This funding opportunity is posted on www.grants.gov, and may be amended.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to regularly check the website to ensure they have the latest information pertaining to this notice of funding opportunity and to ensure that the NOFO has been received from the internet in its entirety.
USAID bears no responsibility for data errors resulting from transmission or conversion process.
Please send any questions to the point(s) of contact identified in Section D.
Responses to applicable questions received prior to the deadline will be furnished to all potential applicants through an amendment to this notice posted to www.grants.gov.
Issuance of this NOFO does not constitute an award commitment on the part of the Government nor does it commit the Government to pay for any costs incurred in preparation or submission of comments/suggestions or a concept paper.
Concept papers are submitted at the risk of the applicant.
All preparation and submission costs are at the applicant’s expense.
Thank you for your interest in USAID programs!