USAID/AMANAT: Annual Program Statement (APS)
Deadline: 31 March 2019
Afghan organizations interested in receiving funding are invited to submit proposals for this Annual Program Statement.
Through this Annual Program Statement (APS), AMANAT intends to assist to assist Afghan non-governmental organizations by supporting local civic monitoring, activism and policy advocacy, and public communications/outreach initiatives concerning the fight against corruption, particularly related to the government’s provision of public services in Kabul and at a provincial and local level.
Proposed activities may include, but are not limited to, initiating citizen monitoring and oversight of the government’s delivery of public services and its implementation of anti-corruption reforms; conducting communications and awareness campaigns to inform the public about what constitutes corruption, how to stand up for your rights and how to register complaints; and advocating for new anti-corruption reforms, among others. In addition to programmatic activities, applicants may include activities to strengthen internal organizational capacity if needed.
Areas of Interest
- Public outreach and communications initiatives
- Monitoring and oversight of public service delivery and anti-corruption reforms
- CSOs advocacy for anti-corruption reforms
In developing creative program approaches, AMANAT strongly encourages applicants to consider and apply the following cross-cutting practices:
- Innovate and build on past successes
- Explore joint initiative / coalition / partnership arrangements
- Gender integration
- AMANAT expects that grants provided through this mechanism will range in value from US$10,000 to US$100,000, subject to funds availability.
- AMANAT project anticipates a performance period of 12 months or shorter.
- Any legally registered Afghan civil society/media/business organization/association is eligible to submit applications under this APS.
- For-profit companies are eligible to be prime recipients of a grant, but may NOT receive any profit under a grant award.
- Organizations may submit applications representing their firm or in partnership with other local organizations.
- If applications are done through a partnership or consortium, there must be one lead organization identified that would be responsible for managing the overall activity.
How to Apply
Eligible organizations interested in applying for a grant in response to this APS are invited to send their concept paper submissions via e-mail at the address given on the website.
Eligible Country: Afghanistan
For more information, please visit Annual Program Statement.