Funding Opportunity – Promoting the Human Rights of Women and Girls, Persons With Disabilities, and LGBTI

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Promoting the Human Rights of Women and Girls, Persons With Disabilities, and LGBTI Persons 

The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for a program that will advance an integrated, intersectional approach to advancing the human rights of women and girls; persons with disabilities, and; LGBTI persons. Competitive proposals will present unique opportunities and creative strategies for coordinated engagement across these three communities to combat structural forms of stigma and discrimination facing women and girls; persons with disabilities, and; LGBTI persons. Programs should focus on one country in any region, globally. Where appropriate, proposals should include government participation or take advantage of existing political will. Program proposals should be in accordance with the National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security, the United States Strategy to Prevent and Respond to Gender Based Violence, the norms and objectives of the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) and with President Obama’s Memorandum to promote International Initiatives to Advance the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered Persons.

Find details on this funding Opportunity.

Applications are due no later than 11:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST), on January 23rd, 2017 on www.grantsolutions.gov or www.grants.gov under the announcement title “Promoting the Human Rights of LGBTI Persons, Persons with Disabilities, and Women and Girls” funding opportunity number “DRLA-DRLAQM-17-037.”