Bureau of INL: Strengthening Corrections Institutions in Liberia
The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs INL is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and non-U.S. based non-governmental (NGOs)/non-profit organizations or Educational Institutions for a Grant/Cooperative Agreement to implement a program entitled “Strengthening Corrections Institutions in Liberia.”
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The goal of this project is to have improved adherence to standardized procedures, best practices, and human rights methods in targeted corrections facilities. This project support training and mentoring among corrections staff at all levels (executive, mid-level, and rank-and-file).
A well-functioning database and standard operating procedures are used by the BCR and Liberian prisons to process and manage detainees and inmates and their cases.
Basic corrections SOPs are implemented system-wide by the BCR.
Improved BCR training curriculum for new recruits.
Continuing education program implemented by the BCR ensuring implementation and adherence of SOPs, core corrections skills, and best practices.
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Total Program Funding:
Award Ceiling: $1,000,000
Award Floor: $750,000
Applicants that qualify to receive U.S. grants (such as U.S. not-for-profit/nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) or U.S.-based educational institutions subject to section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. tax code; foreign not-for-profits/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) or foreign based educational institutions, with the ability to develop and successfully implement a project in Liberia and meet INL’s reporting requirements.
Organizations must also be able to demonstrate current (or pending) country registration in Liberia, if required by the country of project implementation.
Applicants must have demonstrated experience implementing similar education or capacity building programs, preferably in Liberia. INL reserves the right to request additional background information on organizations that do not have previous experience administering similar programs and/or federal grant awards.
Applicants must have the ability to produce course materials, deliver training, and conduct evaluations in English.
Applicants must have existing, or the capacity to develop, active partnerships with stakeholders in order to successfully carry out the proposed program.
Organizations may form a consortium and submit a combined proposal.
For more information, visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=328804