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Call for Applications: USAID/ Uganda Biodiversity for Resilience Activity

Call for Applications: USAID/ Uganda Biodiversity for Resilience Activity


Deadline: 30-Jun-22

RTI International has launched the USAID/Uganda Biodiversity for Resilience (B4R) Activity, to assist communities, the Government of Uganda (GOU), and the private sector to conserve and manage biodiversity in target ecosystems for lasting environmental and economic sustainability and increased community and household resilience.

The B4R Activity works collaboratively with key government agencies that include the Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) and National Forest Authority (NFA) and other related ministries and departments, as well as district and local authorities in support of community wildlife ranches, collaborative forest management areas and protected area management while promoting market-based solutions to improve stewardship of the natural resources necessary to sustain Uganda’s economic development.

Goals

To create successful enterprises that support strong and resilient local economies.
To ascribe value to biodiversity resources through sustainable use.
To focus on creating a long-term positive impact on biodiversity.
To provide direct revenue for conservancy management.
Funding Information

Final funding levels will depend on content, quality number of applications received needs, availability of funding, and competing priorities. Individual grants awarded as a result of this APS and submission of a final application are intended to NOT exceed USD 250,000 for a period of 12 months.
The duration of programs funded under this APS is for a maximum period of 12 months from the date of the award.
Target Audience: Small and Medium Enterprises/ Organizations (SMEs), Community Based Organizations/ Privately-owned Enterprises, including ( micro-enterprises or groups of microenterprises), associations, cooperatives, and cooperative unions.
Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be registered Small and Medium Enterprises/ Organizations company/enterprise (including micro-enterprises or groups of micro-enterprises), associations, cooperatives, and cooperative unions. All Applicants should:
Be legal persons.
Be formally constituted at the time of grant award.
Be compliant with the government of Uganda regulations (submit tax compliance certificate)
Have their principal place of business in Uganda.
Grant award(s) resulting from this solicitation that is not in-kind will be required to provide a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number at the time of the award.
For more information, visit https://www.rti.org/sites/default/files/b4r_sif_annual_program_statement_not_exceeding_250k.pdf

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