DRL Combatting Descent-based Slavery in the Sahel Region of West Africa

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
March 19th, 2024
Close Date
May 17th, 2024
Award Ceiling
$2,000,000.00
Award Floor
$1,000,000.00
Expected No. Awards
2
Opportunity No.
SFOP0010304

Agency

Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor (DOS-DRL)

Eligible Applicants

Unrestricted

Funding Category

Other

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) is offering a grant opportunity titled "Combatting Descent-based Slavery in the Sahel Region of West Africa". This grant aims to eradicate descent-based slavery and discrimination towards enslaved and formerly enslaved persons in the Sahel region of West Africa. The grant will fund two projects, one focused on Mauritania and the other on two or more countries in the Sahel region. Non-profit organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), public international organizations, institutions of higher education, and for-profit organizations or businesses are eligible to apply. The grant has a funding range of $1,000,000 to $2,000,000 and expects to make two awards. The closing date for applications is May 17, 2024. For more information and to apply, visit the following link: Link to Opportunity in SAMS Domestic. For any inquiries, contact drllaborgrants@state.gov.

Description

The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for organizations interested in eradicating descent-based slavery and discrimination towards enslaved and formerly enslaved persons in the Sahel region of West Africa. Two projects will be awarded; one for Mauritania only and one regional project, focused on two or more countries in the Sahel region of West Africa. If applying to both opportunities, applicants should submit two separate applications.

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Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant