DRL Strengthening Resilience for Digital Security Providers and Capacity for Civil Society in Ukraine and Moldova

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
February 7th, 2024
Close Date
April 10th, 2024
Award Ceiling
$1,628,020.00
Award Floor
$1,628,020.00
Expected No. Awards
1
Opportunity No.
SFOP0010233

Agency

Department of State (DOS)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Other

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Department of State is offering a grant opportunity titled "DRL Strengthening Resilience for Digital Security Providers and Capacity for Civil Society in Ukraine and Moldova". This grant aims to strengthen the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms online through an open, free, global, interoperable, reliable, and secure Internet. The grant will focus on Ukraine and Moldova and support digital security capacity building by strengthening and expanding existing networks of trainers and providers of support to civil society organizations. Additionally, it will provide capacity building and emergency response support for targeted and at-risk civil society organizations. Non-profit organizations, non-governmental organizations, public international organizations, institutions of higher education, and for-profit organizations or businesses are eligible to apply. The grant has an award ceiling of $1,628,020 and an award floor of $1,628,020. The closing date for applications is April 10, 2024. For more information, contact InternetFreedom@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 submitting applications for projects to strengthen the protection of human rights and fundamental freedoms online through an open, free, global, interoperable, reliable, and secure Internet. Competitive programs will focus on Ukraine and Moldova and will support digital security capacity building to strengthen and expand existing networks of trainers and providers of support to civil society organizations, as well as capacity building and emergency response support for targeted and at-risk civil society organizations.

Contact Information

Attachments
296 KB
488 KB
627 KB

Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant

Similar Opportunities

DRL Regional Independent Media Project in Ukraine
Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor
The Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor is offering a grant for the DRL Regional Independent Media Project in Ukraine. This grant aims to support the sustainability of independent media in Ukraine. The grant does not require cost sharing or matching. The funding instrument type is a grant, and the category of funding activity is "Other" under the FY23 Human Rights Democracy Fund. The opportunity is posted and falls under the discretionary category. The eligible applicants include U.S.-based and foreign-based non-profit organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), public international organizations, private, public, or state institutions of higher education, and for-profit organizations or businesses. The preference is to work with non-profit entities, but there may be occasions when a for-profit entity is best suited. The close date for applications is July 17, 2024. The award ceiling and floor are both $740,009, and it is expected that one award will be granted. For more information and to apply, please visit the following link: [Link to Opportunity in MyGrants](https://mygrants.servicenowservices.com/mygrants?id=mygrants_form&table=x_g_usd4_d_grant_funding_opportunity&sys_id=267f001093b6ca50d114b7986cba10c3&view=Default). For any inquiries, you can contact DRL-EUR-ProgramInfo@state.gov.
DRL Supporting Resilience of Human Rights Defenders, Civic Activists, and Journalists in Ukraine
Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor
The Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor is offering a grant opportunity titled "DRL Supporting Resilience of Human Rights Defenders, Civic Activists, and Journalists in Ukraine". This grant aims to improve mental health and psychosocial support for human rights defenders, civic activists, and journalists in Ukraine. The grant does not require cost sharing or matching. The funding instrument type is a grant and falls under the category of funding activity called "Other". The opportunity category is discretionary and is explained as the FY23 Human Rights Democracy Fund. The grant has a CFDA number of 19.345. Eligible applicants include U.S.-based and foreign-based non-profit organizations/nongovernmental organizations (NGO), public international organizations, private, public, or state institutions of higher education, and for-profit organizations or businesses. The preference is to work with non-profit entities, but there may be occasions when a for-profit entity is best suited. The close date for applications is July 22, 2024. The award ceiling and floor are both $868,278, and it is expected that one award will be granted. For more information and to apply, visit the following link: [Link to Opportunity in MyGrants](https://mygrants.servicenowservices.com/mygrants?id=mygrants_form&table=x_g_usd4_d_grant_funding_opportunity&sys_id=cfc55cd893f6ca50d114b7986cba1095&view=Default). For any inquiries, contact DRL-EUR-ProgramInfo@state.gov.
DRL Applied Research and Evaluation Fund: Evidence-Based Evaluation of Approaches to Inclusive Human Rights in Ukraine
Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor
The Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor has posted a grant opportunity titled "DRL Applied Research and Evaluation Fund: Evidence-Based Evaluation of Approaches to Inclusive Human Rights in Ukraine". This opportunity falls under the category of "Other" and is a discretionary grant. The grant does not require cost sharing or matching. The funding instrument type is a Cooperative Agreement. The purpose of this grant is to support an evaluation project that contributes to building a portfolio of evidence regarding inclusive human rights in Ukraine. The goal is to promote the use of sound data and generate findings on what works, for whom, and why in democracy and human rights programming abroad. The specific objective of the project is to ensure that the rights of marginalized, underserved, and at-risk individuals in Ukraine are recognized and respected within a democracy, rights, and good governance framework. The grant is open to U.S.-based and foreign-based non-profit organizations/nongovernmental organizations (NGO) and public international organizations, as well as private, public, or state institutions of higher education, and for-profit organizations or businesses. While the preference is to work with non-profit entities, there may be occasions when a for-profit entity is best suited. The grant has an award ceiling of $750,000 and an award floor of $600,000. The estimated total program funding is $750,000, and only one award is expected to be granted. The closing date for applications is July 12, 2024. For more information and to apply, please visit the following link: [Link to Opportunity in MyGrants](https://mygrants.servicenowservices.com/mygrants?id=mygrants_form&table=x_g_usd4_d_grant_funding_opportunity&sys_id=e0814c7e475a42504f681864336d439f&view=Default). For any further inquiries, please contact DRL-GP-ALE@state.gov.
DRL Applied Research and Evaluation Fund: Evidence-Based Evaluation of Approaches to Inclusive Human Rights in Ukraine
Bureau of Oceans - Int. Environmental - Scientific
The Bureau of Oceans - Int. Environmental - Scientific is offering a federal grant opportunity titled "DRL Applied Research and Evaluation Fund: Evidence-Based Evaluation of Approaches to Inclusive Human Rights in Ukraine". This grant is a Cooperative Agreement and falls under the category of "Other" funding activity. The grant does not require cost sharing or matching. The estimated total program funding is $750,000, with an award ceiling of $750,000 and an award floor of $600,000. The closing date for applications is July 12, 2024. The purpose of this grant is to support an evaluation project that contributes to building a portfolio of evidence regarding inclusive human rights in Ukraine. The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) aims to promote the use of sound data and generate findings on what works, for whom, and why in democracy and human rights programming abroad. The objective of the project is to ensure that the rights of marginalized, underserved, and at-risk individuals in Ukraine are recognized and respected within a democracy, rights, and good governance framework. The grant is open to U.S.-based and foreign-based non-profit organizations/nongovernmental organizations (NGO) and public international organizations; private, public, or state institutions of higher education; and for-profit organizations or businesses. While DRL prefers to work with non-profit entities, there may be occasions when a for-profit entity is best suited. For more information and to apply, please visit the following link: [Link to Opportunity in MyGrants](https://mygrants.servicenowservices.com/mygrants?id=mygrants_form&table=x_g_usd4_d_grant_funding_opportunity&sys_id=b12364181bdac610e02962cae54bcb7c&view=Default). If you have any questions, you can contact DRL-GP-ALE@state.gov.