NOFO: Mitigating Violent Extremism in Masaka Region | Closing: July 20, 2020 by 11:59 PM


Notice of Funding Opportunity 


Announcement Type: New Announcement

Funding Opportunity Title: Mitigating Violent Extremism in Masaka Region 

Funding Opportunity Number: DOS-UG-PAS-FY20-1

Catalog of Federal Domestic

Assistance (CFDA) Number: 19.040

Total Award Amount: $250,000

Proposals that exceed this amount will be deemed NOT competitive

Estimated Number of Awards: 1 (One)

Cost Sharing Requirement: Not Required

Download: Detailed Notice of Funding Opportunity
Download: Updated Q&A for the NOFO
Download: Attachment 3 – Logical Framework Template for NOFO

Assistance Type: Cooperative agreement. Embassy staff will be actively involved in the grant implementation. The Grants Officer and Grants Officer Representative for this project will oversee the implementing partner’s monitoring and evaluation strategy, ensure accurate and timely reporting of indicators, make regular trips to the focus region to track progress and meet with programmatic stakeholders. 

Funding Type: Discretionary

Closing Date for Submission of Complete proposal packages must be submitted by email to

Applications: by July 20, 2020 by 11:59 PM


Deadline for Receipt of Questions: June 19, 2020 5:00pm (UTC +3)

Electronic Requirement: Yes

Faxed or mailed proposal packages, or individual submission documents, will NOT be considered.

Eligibility Category: U.S.-based non-profit/non-governmental organizations subject to section 501(c) (3) of the U.S. tax code; For-Profit Organizations; Overseas non-governmental non-profit organizations; Foreign Public Entities and Public International Organizations

Pursuant to 2 CFR 200.400(g) Recipients are not allowed to earn a profit under Federal assistance instruments.

Type of Applicant: Organizations. Individuals are not eligible to apply.

Number of Applications: One (1) per applicant organization.

Note: Organizations may form consortia and submit a combined proposal. However, only one organization may be designated as the lead applicant. The lead applicant must meet the eligibility criteria listed in this NOFO.

Anticipated Award Date: The successful applicant(s) will receive notification within approximately four-to-five weeks of the closing of this announcement. The U.S. Department of State is under no obligation to fund any of the proposals submitted under this funding opportunity.

Estimated Project Start Date: September 2020

Estimated Project End Date: September 2022

Estimated Project Duration: 24 months

This funding opportunity is posted on and, and may be amended. Answers to questions from eligible interested organizations will be posted as attachments to this NOFO. Applicants should regularly check the and website for the most recent information pertaining to this funding opportunity.