The Center for Faith-Based & Community Initiatives NEWSLETTER

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The Center for Faith-Based & Community Initiatives NEWSLETTER

    The Center for Faith-Based & Community Initiatives



Upcoming Events……… USAID’s Office of Acquisition

    and Assistance Conference Call

     Articles of Interest………. Secretary Clinton Visits USAID

    Programs in Indonesia, USAID FRONTLINES February

    2009 edition, United States Government Expands Food

    Assistance to Somalia to $140 Million, Second Annual

    Report to CongressSupporting Highly Vulnerable

    Children: Progress, Promise and Partnership

    Grant Opportunities…… USAID and U.S. Department of State

    fbci@usaid.govIf you would like to sign up to receive this newsletter

    from the USAID Center for Faith-Based and Community

    Initiatives please click here.

The Center for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives cordially invites

    USAID’s Office of Acquisition you to join us for a conference call with Mauricio Vera, the Acting

    Director of the CFBCI, and representatives of USAID’s Office of and Assistance Acquisition and Assistance (OAA). OAA staff will discuss their role in

    the Agency and provide background and guidance on the competitive grants and contracts process at USAID. Conference Call

    There will be an opportunity for Q&A with Mr. Vera and other USAID

    staff on the call.

    Participation on the call is capped at 200, so please ensure that you

    call in prior to the 2:00 pm start time to ensure your spot.

Secretary Clinton Visits

    USAID Programs in



    February 20, 2009

    Press Office: 202-712-4320

    Public Information: 202-712-4810

     click here.

    FrontLines features articles about the work that USAID is doing, and FrontLines February 2009 the people who are doing it. It is produced monthly and distributed

     electronically and in print to every employee and retiree, as well as

    some friends of USAID.

     Obama, Clinton Pledge to Make International Aid a Priority

    Insights From Acting Administrator Alonzo Fulgham

     Nigeria Mission Provides Education and Support to AIDS Orphans

    Belarus Trains Parents to Adopt Foster Children

    Agency Grants Made to 22 Creative Leaders in the Middle East

     Companies Join Forces with USAID in Developing World

    To read the most recent edition, click here.

United States Government

    Expands Food Assistance to

    Somalia to $140 Million

     Monday, January 26, 2009

    Second Annual Report to This report summarizes activities U.S. Government (USG) agencies,

    including USAID, are undertaking together to improve programming CongressSupporting

    for highly vulnerable children. In 20072008, the USG spent in excess Highly Vulnerable Children: of $5.9 billion on foreign assistance programs to improve the lives of Progress, Promise and the world’s most vulnerable children and their families. USAID has

    dedicated significant time and human resources to this effort. Partnership

    To view the full report, click here.

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    to-date information on grant and

    funding opportunities as information

    does change)

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    Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration- PRM will prioritize

    U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT currently available funding for proposed NGO activities that best meet

    the Bureau’s priorities in Chad, Cameroon, and the CAR as identified FUNDING

    below: (1) Proposed activities should primarily support Sudanese

    refugees in Chad and the CAR as well as Central African refugees in

    Chad and Cameroon. Proposals may include work in the following

    sectors: protection, health, nutrition, water and sanitation, education, camp management, community services, micro-enterprise and livelihoods development, humanitarian air services, humanitarian

    information services, gender-based violence prevention and support,

    and psychosocial support. As of January 15, 2009, the closing date of

    this announcement is February 25, 2009. For more information, click


    Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs- The Office of Academic Exchange Programs, European and Eurasian Programs Branch

    (ECA/A/E/EUR) announces an open competition for three (3) Summer

    Institutes for European undergraduate students to take place during the summer of 2009. The Institutes vary in focus, the number of

    participants, length, timing, and funding. Accredited, post-secondary educational institutions in the United States may submit proposals to

    administer one or more of the Institute programs. Institutions must

    submit separate proposals for each Institute. All Institutes will be

    funded in FY2009 pending the availability of funds. As of December 22, 2008, the closing date for this announcement is February 26, 2009.

    For more information, click here.

    NEW Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement

    Affairs Program to Support Legal Socialization of Juveniles in Georgia

    Executive Summary: Through this Request for Applications (RFA), the

    United States Government, represented by the Department of State’s

    Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, Office of Asian, African and European Programs (INL/AAE), is pleased to

    announce an open competition for an assistance award with the

    Republic of Georgia as a target country for intervention of grant

    activities. INL/AAE invites U.S. non-profit/non-governmental qualified organizations actively operating in Georgia to submit proposals with a

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