The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement USAID Community Justice.
Eligibility for this award is restricted to local Nepali entities in accordance with ADS 30 3. 3. 6. 5. c (1).
intends to make an award to the applicant that best meets the objectives of this funding opportunity based on the merit review criteria described in this NOFO, subject to a risk assessment.
Eligible parties interested in submitting an application are encouraged to read this NOFO thoroughly to understand the type of program sought (Section A), application submission requirements (Section D), and selection process (Section E).
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 NOFO 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.
If you have difficulty registering on www.grants.gov or accessing the NOFO, please contact the Grants.gov Helpdesk at 1-800-518-4726 or via email at email@example.com for technical assistance.
USAID may not award to an applicant unless the applicant has complied with all applicable Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) and System for Award Management (SAM) requirements detailed in Section D.
The registration process may take many weeks to complete.
Therefore, applicants are encouraged to begin registration early in the process using the Registering to Work with USAID:
Main Step-by-Step Guide available on https://www.usaid.gov/work-usaid/get-grant-or-contract/trainings-how-work-usaid/how-work-usaid-registering-to-work-usaid.
Please send any questions to the points of contact identified in Section G by the deadline for questions shown above.
Responses to questions received prior to the deadline will be furnished to all potential applicants through an amendment to this NOFO posted to www.grants.gov.
Pre-application conferences will be held in Janakpur and Bhairahawa, as noted in Section D of the NOFO.
The purpose of the Pre-Application Conference is to ensure an understanding of the NOFO’s technical objectives and to review the application process.
The Conference agenda will include a short presentation of the NOFO and a question/answer session based on participants’ review of the NOFO.
All interested potential Applicants are welcome to attend, but it will be limited to three (3) representatives per Applicant and all attendees must register.
If you are interested in attending the Pre-Application Conference, please send an email to Ajaya Parajuli via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy to Bijay Nepali at email@example.com by close of business September 15, 202 3. Include the name of your organization and the name(s) of the person(s) who will attend.
USAID will respond with an email confirming registration, details of the location of the conference, and a confirmation of the date and time.
You must have a registration confirmation in order to be guaranteed entrance.
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 an application.
Applications 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.