Offer: US DRL Grant Supporting Democracy, Human Rights and Rule of Law in Pakistan - Deadline: 30 June 2014
Interested organizations are requested to submit proposals for projects that promote democracy and human rights in Pakistan.
This programme is being supported by The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL).
The goal of this programme is to promote decent and safe employment for rural, district-level journalists and media workers. Also develop and administer a small grants program focused on addressing human rights issues that impact local communities in Sindh, South Punjab and Balochistan.
Strengthening Journalism Programs
Be a U.S. non-profit organization meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c) (3) or a comparable organization headquartered internationally, or an international organization
Have demonstrated experience administering successful and preferably similar projects in Pakistan. DRL reserves the right to request additional background information on organizations that do not have previous experience administering federal grant awards. These applicants may be subject to limited funding on a pilot basis
Have existing, or the capacity to develop, active partnerships with in-country entities and relevant stakeholders including non-governmental organizations
Organizations may form consortia and submit a combined proposal. However, one organization should be designated as the lead applicant
Note: Be a registered user of www.grants.gov and/or www.grantsolutions.gov for application process.
Deadline: 30 June 2014 before 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST).