Экофорум  негосударственных  некоммерческих  организаций  Узбекистана

Развитие трудовых ресурсов молодежи и предпринимательство в Узбекистане

 

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a Cooperative Agreement from qualified entities to implement the Uzbekistan Youth Workforce Development and Entrepreneurship Activity.

The purpose of the Uzbekistan Youth Workforce Development and Entrepreneurship Activity is to equip youth who are in grades 8 -11 with the necessary skills as they prepare to enter Uzbekistan’s economy as skilled employees or entrepreneurs.

In order to achieve the Activity’s purpose, the Uzbekistan Youth Workforce Development and Entrepreneurship Activity will focus on achievement of the following intermediate results:

        Improved quality of school-based economics and entrepreneurship programs:

        Improved quality and relevance of school-based curricula, teaching and learning materials and assessments

        Improved effectiveness of teaching instruction in classrooms

        Improved quality of afterschool entrepreneurship, soft skills and work readiness programs:

        Materials that facilitate active engagement and practical experience developed

        Enhanced teaching capacity of after school mentors

        Increased opportunity for mentorship and job shadowing

        Strengthened enabling environment to support and engage youth:

        Enhanced parental and community support of girls and youth with disabilities participation in entrepreneurship and the workforce

        Institutional capacity of the Ministry of Public Education to deliver effective entrepreneurship and work readiness programs strengthened

        Improved coordination between Ministry and Public Education and private sector entities

Funding Information

USAID intends to award one Cooperative Agreement pursuant to this notice of funding opportunity. Subject to funding availability and at the discretion of the Agency, USAID intends to provide $10,000,000 in total USAID funding over a five-year period.

Eligibility Criteria

        Eligibility for this NOFO is not restricted. Qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations may participate under this NOFO.

        USAID welcomes applications from organizations that have not previously received financial assistance from USAID.

Deadline: 23-Aug-21 For more information, visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=334618