NOFO: Strengthening Anti-Corruption Supervisory Institutions in Mexico
The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a project to increase success in Mexican state efforts to detect, investigate, and sanction or prosecute corrupt officials, using both administrative and judicial processes.
Mexican state internal supervisory agencies will adopt policies in line with best practices to improve their effectiveness in detecting, investigating, and sanctioning corrupt acts.
Objective 1: Improve performance and efficiency in detecting, investigating, and sanctioning corruption and irregular conduct through standardized procedures within the Attorney’s General Office’s (AGO) internal supervision offices, such as visitadurías.
Objective 2: Raise standards through international exchanges on best practices with respect to detecting, investigating, and sanctioning public corruption, official misconduct, administrative failures or other irregularities during the judicial process
Objective 3: Evaluate Project Results.
Length of performance period: 24 months as an initial period with a possibility of extending up to a total of 60 months.
Number of awards anticipated: 1-2 awards (dependent on amounts)
Award amounts: awards may range from a minimum of $250,000.00 to a maximum of $500,000.00
Total available funding: $500,000
Participants and Audiences
Mexican State Attorney General Offices: Visitadurías, Internal Control Offices, or any office charged with detecting, investigating, sanctioning, or prosecuting official misconduct
State Anti-corruption Prosecutors
Priority Region/Countries: The recipient will work with INL to select priority Mexican states for implementation.
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
U.S.-based non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs);
U.S.-based educational institutions subject to section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. tax code;
Mexican non-profits/non-governmental organizations (NGOs);
Mexican educational institutions.
For more information, visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=339049