(1) Eligible Entities: Applicants who are eligible to apply are U.S. and overseas-based Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Educational Institutions and other qualified organizations who are able to respond to the NOFO and be able to mobilize in a short period of time.
To be eligible for a grant award, in addition to other conditions of this NOFO, organizations must have a commitment to non-discrimination with respect to beneficiaries and adherence to equal opportunity employment practices. Non-discriminatory includes equal treatment without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, gender, and political affiliation.
Applicants are reminded that U.S. Executive Orders and U.S. Law prohibits transactions with, and the provision of resources and support to, individuals and organizations associated with terrorism. It is the legal responsibility of the Recipient to ensure compliance with these Executive Orders and laws. This provision must be included in any sub-awards issued under this grant award.
1. Proper and complete registrations and Applicants must acquire all required registrations in the United States and/or Brazil. All intellectual property considerations and rights must be fully met in the United States and Brazil. Local Brazilian partners (including sub-grantee) must have a valid Cadastro Nacional de Pessoas Juridicas (CNPJ) number from the Government of Brazil.
2. U.S Organizations are required to have a local based partner in Brazil in order to be eligible for this grant award.
(2) U.S. Embassy Brasília, Brazil requires that applicants can demonstrate prior experience supporting alumni groups or small-scale community development or capacity building activities.
(3) U.S. Embassy Brasília-Brazil encourages applications from potential new partners.