Multiple Calls for Proposals – Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD) Canada

Sponsor

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada

Description

Important: The University of Guelph may submit only one application for each competition, either on its own or as the lead organization in a consortium. However, there is no limit on the number of applications an organization may be a part of as a non-lead member of a consortium. Please find below a description of the means by which the University will select the one application to be developed for each competition.

From Farms to Markets in South Sudan

DFATD is launching a call for proposals designed to fund projects in South Sudan that will boost food production and support the market participation of smallholder farmers in order to protect livelihoods. Proposed projects should be located in one or more of the following locations: Eastern Equatoria State, Warrap State, Western Bahr el Ghazal State and/or Northern Bahr el Ghazal State.

The total amount of funding available under this call is up to forty million Canadian dollars (CAD $40,000,000).

Based on the availability of funds, DFATD will fund projects valued at between six million dollars (CAD$6,000,000) and eight million dollars (CAD$8,000,000), which will be implemented over a period of up to three years, not including an additional three-month project close-out period.

The external deadline for proposal submissions is August 14, 2015, at 3 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4). Applicants must submit their application to SouthSudanCFP.SoudanduSudADP@international.gc.ca, following the instructions provided below under “How to Apply”.

Frequently asked questions concerning this call for South Sudan

Improving maternal and newborn health in underserved areas in Tanzania

DFATD is launching a call for proposals to improve maternal and newborn health in underserved areas of Tanzania.

The total amount of funding available for the call is up to seventy-five million Canadian dollars (CAD$75,000,000) to be disbursed over a period of up to five years (Canadian fiscal years 2015-2016 to 2019-2020).

Based on the availability of funds, DFATD will fund projects valued between eight (8) million Canadian dollars (CAD$8,000,000) and twelve (12) million Canadian dollars (CAD$12,000,000) to be implemented over a period of three to five years.

The external deadline for proposal submissions is August 14, 2015, at 4:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4). Applicants must submit their application to maternalnewborn.tanzania@international.gc.ca, following the instructions provided below under “How to Apply”.

Frequently asked questions concerning this call for Tanzania

Women's Economic Empowerment in Egypt

DFATD is launching a call for proposals designed to support private sector economic growth by increasing women's entrepreneurship and participation in the work force in Egypt.

This call is valued at up to fifteen million Canadian dollars (CAD$15,000,000). DFATD intends to contribute funding ranging from a minimum of three million Canadian dollars (CAD$3,000,000) to a maximum of ten million Canadian dollars (CAD$10,000,000) toward projects to be implemented over a period up to five years. Organizations must have the ability to work in English.

The external deadline for submissions is October 21, 2015, at 3 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4). Applicants must submit their application to correspondence.egyptcall@international.gc.ca, following the instructions provided below under “How to Apply”.

Frequently asked questions concerning this call for Egypt

Women's Economic Empowerment in Jordan

DFATD is launching a call for proposals designed to support private sector economic growth by increasing women's entrepreneurship and participation in the work force in Jordan.

This call is valued at up to fifteen million Canadian dollars (CAD$15,000,000). DFATD intends to contribute funding ranging from a minimum of three million Canadian dollars (CAD$3,000,000) to a maximum of ten million Canadian dollars (CAD$10,000,000) toward projects to be implemented over a period of up to five years. Organizations must have the ability to work in English.

The external deadline for submissions is October 21, 2015, at 3 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4). Applicants must submit their application to correspondence.jordancall@international.gc.ca, following the instructions provided below under “How to Apply”.

Frequently asked questions concerning this call for Jordan

Women’s Economic Empowerment in Morocco

DFATD is launching a call for proposals designed to support private sector economic growth by increasing women’s entrepreneurship and participation in the work force in Morocco.

This call is valued at up to fifteen million Canadian dollars (CAD$15,000,000). DFATD intends to contribute funding ranging from a minimum of three million Canadian dollars (CAD$3,000,000) to a maximum of ten million Canadian dollars (CAD$10,000,000) toward projects to be implemented over a period of up to five years. Organizations must have the ability to work in French.

The external deadline for submissions is October 21, 2015, at 3 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4). Applicants must submit their application to correspondence.moroccocall@international.gc.ca, following the instructions provided below under “How to Apply”.

Frequently asked questions concerning this call for Morocco

Promoting the Advancement of Women and Girls’ Rights and Empowerment in Afghanistan

DFATD is launching a call for proposals designed to fund projects that contribute to women and girls’ rights and empowerment that are in line with one or more of the following streams:

  1. Addressing violence against women and girls, and supporting the implementation of the Law on Elimination of Violence against Women;
  2. Building the capacity of civil society organizations working to advance women and girls’ rights and empowerment.

This call for proposals is valued at up to thirty million Canadian dollars (CAD$30,000,000) over a period of five years, from 2016–2017 to 2020–2021. DFATD intends to contribute funding ranging from a minimum of three million Canadian dollars (CAD$3,000,000) to a maximum of six million Canadian dollars (CAD$6,000,000) to each selected project. Selected projects must be fully completed, including all project reporting requirements, by March 31, 2021.

The external deadline for submissions is October 22, 2015, 3 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4). Applicants must submit their application to appel.afghanistan.call@international.gc.ca, following the instructions provided below under “How to Apply”.

Frequently asked questions concerning this call for Afghanistan

Support for Child and Youth Protection Initiatives in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

DFATD is launching a call for proposals designed to support projects whose objective is to improve the well-being of children and youth in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) through child and youth protection initiatives.

The total amount of funding available under the call is fifteen million Canadian dollars (CAD $15,000,000), to be disbursed over a period of up to five years.

Based on the availability of funds, DFATD will fund projects valued at between three million Canadian dollars (CAD $3,000,000) and seven million Canadian dollars (CAD $7,000,000) and that will be implemented over a period of three to five years.

The external deadline for proposal submissions is October 22, 2015, at 3:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4). Applicants must submit their application to protection.rdc-drc@international.gc.ca, following the instructions provided below under “How to Apply”.

Frequently asked questions concerning this call for the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Eligibility

Only organizations that meet all of the eligibility requirements listed on the application form may be considered an individual applicant or a consortium lead under this call for proposals. Organizations that do not meet the minimum eligibility requirements may form a consortium with another organization that does meet all of the eligibility requirements. However, each member of the consortium will be required to show proof of legal status.

Indirect Costs

12%

How to Apply

  1. Please read the call for proposals, application form, and guidelines carefully.
  2. Complete the application form and attach the mandatory documents listed in the application form. DFATD will not accept forms or supporting documentation sent by regular mail, courier or fax. Supporting documentation that is not available in an electronic format must be scanned.
  3. The applicant selected to go forward in each competition must submit their proposal by the external deadline to the email address noted in each program description, above. 
For Questions, please contact

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Katie Meyer Beck, Director, Research Support Services
Office of Research Services
519-824-4120 x54059
kmeyerbe@uoguelph.ca

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