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Justice, Rights, and Security Annual Program Statement




May 12, 2022



May 11, 2024



Award Floor:



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Entity Types:

Nonprofits (with 501(c)(3) status), For profit organizations other than small businesses, Public & State controlled institutions of higher education, Private institutions of higher education

Please see Section III of the JRS APS and Addenda published to this APS for eligibility information regarding organizations.NOTE: THERE IS NO FUNDING ASSOCIATED WITH THIS UMBRELLA APS, AND ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE DIRECTED TO SPECIFIC ADDENDA PUBLISHED TO THE JRS APS. As such, specific eligibility criteria will be outlined in each individual Addendum, and eligibility criteria may differ between Addenda. Addenda under the JRS APS may request Concept Papers from any type of appropriate organization. In all cases, applicants should defer to the specific guidelines provided in the JRS APS Addendum or Addenda of interest.




Source Type:


Dear Prospective Applicants: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Bureau for Development, Democracy, and Innovation, Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance (DDI/DRG) Center invites applications for the Justice, Rights, and Security (JRS) Annual Program Statement (APS). Through the APS, USAID announces its desire to engage in a diverse range of partnerships, including with new and underutilized development actors to expand and amplify the Agencys work in Promoting Justice, Protecting Rights, and Promoting Security. This APS is neither a Request for Applications nor a Request for Proposals. Rather, this APS allows for Addenda to be published that will request Concept Papers. Concept Papers should not be submitted in response to this global APS, and should only be submitted in response to Addenda. Based on the review of those Concept Papers by a USAID team, USAID will determine whether to request a Full Application from an appropriate partner or partners. USAID is available to respond to questions from applicants about the process. Applicants should submit questions by email to the point of contact identified in the specific Addendum through which they are submitting an application. Applicants should send general questions about the below information by email to Mr. Michael Kwaw, Acquisition Assistance Specialist, at Thank you for your interest in the USAID DDI-DRGs JRS APS. Sincerely, NOTE: There is currently no Addenda currently opened under this APS; Addendum documents can be found under the "Related Documents" tab. APS: The JRS APS document has been uploaded under the "Related Documents" tab. APS: The JRS APS Amendment #1 document has been uploaded under the "Related Documents" tab. APS: The JRS APS Amendment #2 document has been uploaded under the "Related Documents" tab.

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