U.S. Mission to India -- Empowering Youth to Combat GBV

Funding Agency:
Department of State

The U.S. Consulate General, Public Affairs Section in Hyderabad is soliciting proposals for a grant/cooperative agreement that meets the specifications stated in Section II from legallyrecognized non-profit, non-governmental organizations that meet U.S. and Indian technical and legal requirements to develop and implement public diplomacy programs as specified by Section II below. Information about the Public Affairs Section can be found at: https://in.usembassy.gov/embassyconsulates/hyderabad/

Background: Youth play a critical role in shaping the society and there is a critical need to engage them, both women and men, especially in establishing a society free of gender based violence. 

Program Goals: The goals of this funding opportunity are to:

1. Counter GBV through positive messages and tolerant perspectives that enhance and amplify community-based GBV and women’s programs.

2. Strengthen people-to-people ties between the United States and India through exchanges of information, experiences and expertise. 

Deadline: July 21, 2017

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility is open to all non-profit, non-governmental organizations. Individuals are not eligible for an award under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). Organizations may sub-contract with other entities, but only one, non-profit, non-governmental entity can be the prime recipient of the award. When sub-contracting with other entities, the responsibilities of each entity must be clearly defined in the proposal. 



Amount Description

Minimum (“Floor”) Award Amount: $60,000

Maximum (“Ceiling”) Award Amount: $70,000

Funding Type





International Opportunities
Social Sciences

External Deadline

July 21, 2017