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DRF Grantmaking - What We Fund

To achieve the goal that persons with disabilities participate fully in society and enjoy equal rights and opportunities, Disability Rights Fund's 2014 “Our Voices. Our Rights. Our Future.” grant cycle consists of two grant rounds.
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Grant Guidelines - Overview

The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) seeks to strengthen the participation of Disabled Persons’ Organizations (DPOs) in the advancement of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) at country level in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East, the Pacific Islands, and Eastern Europe. The 2014 “Our Voices. Our Rights. Our Future” grant cycle consists of two grantmaking rounds:

1. Round One: The first grantmaking round consists of a Request for Proposals (RFP) process for DPOs in Haiti, Indonesia, Lebanon, and two new countries, Malawi and Myanmar. Applicants from India and Ukraine must be invited to apply.  This round is now closed.

2. Round Two: The second grantmaking round, consists of a Letter of Interest (LoI) process for DPOs in Bangladesh and Uganda and a Request for Proposals (RFP) process for DPOs in Rwanda and the Pacific Island Countries (Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu). Applicants from Peru must be invited to apply. The LOI will be announced 8 May 2014 and the RFP will be announced in Summer 2014.

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