The United States Government, represented by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Regional Contracting Office in Budapest, Hungary, is seeking applications from qualified organizations interested in implementing a program to strengthen civil society organizations (CSOs) in Romania and to help them play their intended role in Romania?s democratic transition. This project shall support an active, independent civil society that can play a watchdog function and serve as the ultimate check on the powers and actions of the government; provide alternative institutions to represent citizens? interests, and link citizens together with common concerns. Subject to the availability of funds, USAID intends to provide approximately $6,350,000 in total USAID funding to be allocated over a 30 (thirty) month period. The Strategic Team requests that applicants demonstrate their commitment to program success by including cost- sharing. The recommended cost share is 20% of the total activity cost. Please refer to the full announcement of the RFA for all information and requirements to submit an application.
Any questions concerning this RFA should be submitted in writing either by fax or email (Email preferred) to Mr. Ashraf Soos, Contracting Specialist, firstname.lastname@example.org and to Mr. Clement Bucher, Agreement Officer, at email@example.com. or via fax (36)(1) 475-4988 or 475-4991, at the USAID Regional Services Center, Regional Contracting Office, Budapest, Hungary. The deadline for receipt of questions and/or requests for clarifications is no later than 16:00 hours local Budapest time, June 30, 2005. Please do not contact USAID/Romania directly, since all communication must be through the RCO/Budapest.
Who can apply:
Eligible functional categories:
USAID Foreign Assistance for Programs Overseas
If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact:
Agency for International Development, Overseas Missions, Budapest USAID-Regional Services Center