Proposals targeting Cuba are eligible for the program. See list of eligible countries.
Applications are due Oct. 8. An excerpt from the announcement is below.
The successful applicant(s) will be responsible for the overall management of the Regional and Local Support for Elections and Political Transitions Program, including the solicitation, review, negotiation, and selection of competitive proposals from, and the execution and administration of sub-awards and/or contracts with, collaborating institutions to conduct approved activities. Overall, the Recipient will be responsible for ensuring achievement of the program objectives.
The estimated life-of-project budget for the Regional and Local Support for Elections and Political Transitions Program is $37.5 million with a five-year period of performance, of which USAID anticipates awarding up to three (3) Leader Award(s) in the amount of $2.5 million each. The cumulative amount of Associate Awards will not exceed $30 million. The Associate Award figures are estimates, and there is no guarantee regarding the number of Associate Awards or the amount(s) thereof. Associate Awards may be for up to five years in duration and, while they must be awarded during the period of the Leader Award, may extend beyond the end of the Leader Award. Please refer to the Section II (Award Information) for additional information.