Good news for the water, sanitation and hygiene sector: this year's USAID Development Grants Program includes $18m for water available to nonprofits around the globe. Applications due by February 12, 2010. Please forward broadly across the WASH sector.
Here is the full pdf of the RFA for the program.
Dear DGP Colleagues:
I am pleased to inform you that the Request for Applications (RFA) for the 2009 Developments Grants Program (DGP) was released on http://www.grants.gov/ on December 22, 2009.
You can find the RFA in two places:
1) On the PVC website at http://www.usaid.gov/ Keyword DGP, and
2) On http://www.grants.gov/ at www07.grants.gov/search/search.do?oppId=50806&mode=VIEW and click Full Announcement at the top.
You may find it useful to mark your calendars with the following important dates from the RFA:
February 12, 2010 - Deadline for receipt of Concept Papers (Step 1)
March 19, 2010 - Applicants notified of decisions by USAID Missions. Invitations to selected Applicants to submit Full Applications (Step 2)
April 30, 2010 - Submission deadline for Full Applications
June 11, 2010 - Applicants notified whether they are recommended for awards
Additional information about the DGP program can be found at the following link: http://www.dgpconnect.net/. Or you can send me a note at john_oldfield (at) rocketmail (dot) com