Here is good news to start the New Year for many of our partners and awardees of Innovative Practices and Policies:
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has made 6 million dollars available for programme inclusive of person with disabilities.
It concerns field missions only, and organizations must apply directly through their local USAID missions. Applications sent to USAID/Washington will not be considered. The fund will be giving to the local USAID mission, however participation is optional and therefore interested organizations should contact their local mission prior to submitting applications to verify their participation.
The deadline for missions to submit their concept papers to USAID/Washington is February 26, 2016, which means that you have to be in touch with the local missions quite some time before that. Missions will establish their own internal deadline to receive applications. Prospective applicants must check with their local USAID mission to verify additional deadlines and plan accordingly.
Mission contact information can be found at: https://www.usaid.gov/mission-directory
Contact them quickly, and good luck!