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Grants for Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Awareness Caravan Program (Deadline: 22 July 2016)

The United States Embassy New Delhi is seeking applications from eligible organisations for a new program entitled “Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Awareness Caravan” with an aim to reduce the prevalence and severity of gender-based violence (GBV) in the North Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Rajasthan, and Haryana.

Activities
A mobile caravan that will travel to North Indian cities to raise awareness on GBV, gender sensitization trainings for the general public and local government members
A conclave for trainees to share lessons learned and best practices.

Funding Information
Any grant request under this call for proposals must fall between $250,000 and $275,000.
One grant in FY 2016 Diplomatic and Consular Program (D&CP Public Diplomacy) Funds will be awarded under this NOFO.
The initial period of performance will be for August 2016-August 2018.

Eligibility Criteria
Educational and research institutions, U.S. not-for-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) subject to section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. tax code
Foreign not-for-profits/NGOs/social enterprises.
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education

For more information, please visit the grants website or embassy website