Empowering LGBTQI+ Community Leadership

Active
Yes
Status
Posted
Published Date
April 8th, 2024
Close Date
June 7th, 2024
Total Funding
$150,000.00
Award Ceiling
$150,000.00
Award Floor
$120,000.00
Expected No. Awards
1
Opportunity No.
ND-NOFO-24-106

Agency

U.S. Mission to India (DOS-IND)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Other

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The U.S. Mission to India, under the category of "Empowering LGBTQI+ Community Leadership," is seeking proposals for a program that aims to promote equal access for LGBTQI+ communities in India. The program will focus on strengthening leadership capacity within these communities to address their unique challenges in accessing education, healthcare, employment, and legal recourse against discrimination. The goal is to empower leaders within the LGBTQI+ communities to disseminate critical information and skills through a cascading "train the trainer" model, leading to increased community engagement and awareness. The program will benefit both India and the United States by improving health, education, economic strength, justice, and equality. The estimated total program funding is $150,000, with an expected number of awards of 1. The deadline for submission is June 7, 2024. For more information, please refer to the full announcement available under the "related documents" tab.

Description

The Embassy of the United States of America, New Delhi, announces an open competition to implement a program to promote equal access for LGBTQI+ communities by strengthening leadership capacity. This program is built upon the foundation of promoting inclusivity, equality, and accessibility of government services for the trans and intersex communities, recognizing their unique challenges in accessing education, healthcare, employment, and legal recourse against discrimination. Through a cascading 'train the trainer' model, this initiative aims to empower leaders within these communities to disseminate critical information and skills, creating a ripple effect of increased community engagement and awareness that will benefit India and the United States through improved health, education, economic strength, justice, and equality.Project goal is to promote the democratic value of equal access for all peoples, including minorities and marginalized groups, this project aims to build the capacity of trans and intersex community leaders in India, enabling them to effectively access, utilize, and advocate for government services and rights. Utilizing a peer education model, the project will create a sustainable model that empowers the trans and intersex communities from within, fostering resilience, awareness, and inclusivity.(Please refer to the full announcement available under 'related documents' tab)

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Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant

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