USAID’s Resilient, Inclusive and Sustainable Environments (RISE) Challenge

Competition Grant / Award
  • Apply Before : August 5, 2020

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 36858
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded

Opportunity Description

USAID’s Resilient, Inclusive, and Sustainable Environments (RISE) Challenge aims to support organizations to implement promising or proven practices that prevent and respond to GBV in other sectors to environmental programming. Moreover, the challenge wants to celebrate and spur a broad range of sustainable interventions and integer able into USAID and partner’s environmental programming and investments. In this case, the challenge provides an award between 100000 to 300000 USD Dollars and funded base on milestones and an implementation plan that is mutually agreed upon.



Deadline: 5 August 2020

Interview and judging date: 6 August and 21 September 2020

Result announcement: December 2020

Implementation date: December 2020 to June 2022

Awards amount:

100000 and 300000 USD Dollars


  • NOG, for-profit or non-profit, national, regional, community, and indigenous people’s organizations, foundations, faith-based organizations, universities, women-owned/women-led enterprises are eligible to apply.
  • Different type of organization is eligible to apply.
  • Participants who are in partnership role that reflect the quality, professionalism, and existing relationships through related environmental sector, GBV organizations, organizations and gender and indigenous people’s organizations, local communities for the geography and industry of interest.
  • The fund should be used and implemented in geographies where USAID is currently operational.
  • Interests to provide proof and learning to show a clear and actionable for monitoring, evaluation, and learning.
  • Must provide interventions that show the objectives of the program.
  • Participants need to complete rigorous gender analysis before applying for the grant.
  • Must be able to manage a USAID funded project.
  • All submissions should be in English.

Required documents:

  • Budget form
  • Milestone deliverable table
  • Activity plan
  • Basic applicant’s information
  • The technical narrative about 750 words
  • Contextual awareness, human-centered interventions, and sensitivity about 500 words
  • Partnering plan and organizational qualification about 500 words
  • Monitoring, evaluation, and learning about 500 words
  • Pathway to integration about 250 words
  • Cost proposal
  • Three performance references
  • Update CV
  • Certifications
  • The organization’s safeguarding policy

How to apply:

Provide the requested documents and submit them through the online application form

Anyone who wants to gather more information, please visit the official website of the website 

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