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Funding Opportunity Number:
Feb 01, 2013
Feb 01, 2013
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Mar 05, 2013
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Mar 05, 2013
Apr 04, 2013
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Business and Commerce
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Estimated Total Program Funding:
Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI)
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Additional Information on Eligibility:
All organizations must have functional and regional experience in the areas of regulatory policies and reform, economic governance, organization strengthening, and entrepreneurship in the MENA region.
Middle East Partnership Initiative
MEPI seeks proposals that advocate for legal and regulatory reforms that support: 1)Increased, expedited, more efficient, and more transparent business registration processes; 2)Improved bankruptcy and insolvency laws;and 3)More open government policies and procedures that promote greater transparency and economic growth.
MEPI requests applications that will enhance the role private and non-governmental sectors play in influencing policy decisions and ensuring that laws, policies, regulations, and practices are transparent and responsive to the needs of business and labor. The approach and style of this advocacy can be adapted to the local environment but should include efforts to change specific local and national policies, processes, or structures to enhance or create economic opportunities and broad-based economic growth benefiting all citizens.
More detailed opportunity description can be found with the full announcement.