This is the FINAL RFA 112-05-004 to replace the DRAFT RFA 112-05-004 posted on April 15, 2005 for comments.
This is a 5-year project in Azerbaijan to support Civil Society Organizations? (CSOs) ability to bring benefits of the country?s economic growth and political pluralism to the maximum number of Azerbaijani people. The cost is estimated at $17.8 million with $15.5 million coming from USAID funds and the balance from Partner cost sharing. The project has a small-grants component of about $6.0 million. The balance will go towards on-the-job training, in-country and international internships and advisory services. The goal of this project is to assist the citizens of Azerbaijan and the Government of Azerbaijan (GOAJ) develop a more representative and better functioning democracy. Reaching this objective will be carried out through aggressive implementation of two major project components:
? Strengthening the capacity of civil society organizations to effectively advocate their cause; and
? Promoting civic activism by increasing citizens ability to come together to identify and prioritize concerns.
Who can apply:
Eligible functional categories:
If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact:
Agency for International Development, Overseas Missions, Azerbaijan USAID-Baku