Supporting Fiscal Transparency in Ethiopia


Funding Opportunity ID: 318520
Opportunity Number: ECON-ADDISABABA-FY19-001
Opportunity Title: Supporting Fiscal Transparency in Ethiopia
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: Fiscal Transparency Innovation Fund
CFDA Number(s): 19.322
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Applicants that are eligible to apply are U.S. based non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) having a 501(c) (3) status with the IRS; overseas NGOs; and public international organizations.
Agency Code: DOS-ETH
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to Ethiopia
Posted Date: Jul 17, 2019
Close Date: Sep 03, 2019
Last Updated Date: Jul 17, 2019
Award Ceiling: $740,625
Award Floor: $740,625
Estimated Total Program Funding: $740,625
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: This project enhances the USG’s efforts to support Ethiopia’s economic and political reforms that are spearheaded by the Prime Minister. The activities are developed in consultation with relevant GOE agencies including the Ministry of Finance, the House of People’s Representatives, and the Office of the Auditor General. There was also a close consultation and coordination with other development partners including the European Union, IMF, and DFID. The Development Hypothesis is that if public accountability institutions and the government’s reporting systems are strengthened, then budget transparency and public accountability will improve. The project seeks to build capacity at the following institutions: Ministry of Finance (MoF) House of Peoples’ Representatives (HOPR) Office of the Auditor General (OFAG) The project will have the following three objectives to improve fiscal/budget transparency; Objective 1: Strengthen Accounting and Reporting Capabilities of the MOF Objective 2: Build Capacity of Legislature to Oversee Budget Objective 3: Improve Audit Policies and Procedures of the Office of the Auditor General (OFAG)
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