The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs INL is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and non-U.S. based non-governmental (NGOs)/non-profit organizations or Educational Institutions for a Grant to implement a program entitled “Strengthening Moldova’s Capacity to Address Child Online Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse (COSESA)”. The authority for this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is found in the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended.
Pursuant to 2 CFR 200.400g, it is U.S. Department of State policy not to award profit under assistance instruments. All direct and indirect reasonable, allocable, and allowable expenses, however, that are related to the agreement program and are in accordance with applicable cost standards (2 CFR 200 for U.S. and overseas-based non-profit organizations, and education institutions) may be paid under the grant. NOTE: overseas-based nonprofit organizations are legally required to comply with 2 CFR 200.
Subject to the availability of funds, INL intends to issue an award in an amount not to exceed $200,000 in total funding. The U.S. Dollar amount will be funded from INL allocated funds, for an initial project period of two (2) years. INL may award up to three (3) additional years contingent on INL priorities, good performance of the recipient, Department of State management approvals, and funding availability. INL reserves the right to fund any number of applications or none of the applications submitted and will determine the resulting level of funding for each award(s).
Eligible organizations interested in submitting an application are encouraged to read this NOFO thoroughly to understand the type of project sought and the application submission requirements and evaluation process.
To be eligible for an award, the applicant must submit all required information and documents in its application through www.grants.gov including the requirements found in any attachments to this funding opportunity.
Announcement Type: Request for Federal Assistance Awards Applications
Public Opportunity Title: Strengthening Moldova’s Capacity to Address Child Online Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse (COSESA)
Opportunity Number: INL19GR0060-EAMoldova-ChildExp-071519
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 19.705 – Transnational Crime
Funding Amount: Not to exceed the total amount of 200,000 U.S. Dollars
Issuance Date: July 15, 2019
Deadline for Receipt of Questions: August 15, 2019 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
Closing Date and Time for Submission of Applications: September 16, 2019 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time via www.grants.gov
Program Type: U.S. Embassy Chisinau initiative
Grant Program: Trafficking in Persons/Law Enforcement
Assistance Type: Grant
Eligibility Category: Eligible organizations may include: (U.S. based non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) or educational institutions having a 501(c) (3) status with the IRS or Overseas-based non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) or private/state educational institutions. See complete eligibility criteria in the full announcement.
Applicant Type: Organizations only
Award Ceiling: $200,000
Award Floor: $120,000
Cost Sharing Requirement: Not required but recommended