RFA Information - Colombia
Request for Applications (RFA)
This Request for Applications (RFA) is issued by the Long-term Assistance and Services for Research: Partners for University-Led Solutions Engine (LASER PULSE) at Purdue University. LASER PULSE is a five-year program implemented by a consortium comprising Purdue University (lead institution), the University of Notre Dame, Indiana University, Makerere University, and Catholic Relief Services. LASER PULSE is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) under Cooperative Agreement 7200AA18CA00009.
Development Sectors of Interest: Youth, Venezuela Migration Response, and Integrated Rural Development
Region/Countries of Interest: Colombia
Award Number and Size: 4 to 6 awards for a period of 12 to 24 months of research and translation; for this RFA we expect to award $1,000,000 in total funding across all awards.
Concept Note - Information
Full RFA applicaton information will be available to selected applicants following the concept note stage.
Application Submission Process and Timeline:
Issuance of Request for Application: 07 February 2020
Deadline for submission of questions on the RFA: 19 February 2020 at 5:00 pm Colombia time
Webinars (2) to address questions regarding RFA: 27 February 2020
Deadline for receipt of Concept Notes: 13 March 2020 at 5:00 pm Colombia time
Request for full application sent to selected PIs: 10 April 2020
Deadline for submission of full application: 01 May 2020 at 5:00 pm Colombia time
Expected award status notification: 09 June 2020
2:00pm GMT /5:00 pm EAT/ 10:00am EDT/ 8:00 am MDT/ 7:00 am PDT
We are hosting a webinar to address questions related to the Colombia RFA call for concept notes on 2.27.20 at 9 am EDST. Registration required. Details here: https://t.co/K2FuGLWnxw @USAID_Colombia @GlobalDevLab pic.twitter.com/LYnD5syfqF— LASERPULSE (@LASERPULSE2) February 18, 2020
For this RFA, prospective applicants are encouraged to thoroughly review the frequently asked questions (FAQs) document before participating in the webinar or submitting an application.
LASER PULSE will allow two weeks for prospective applicants to submit any questions concerning the RFA. Questions should be sent to Dr. Jane Okwako at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions should be received no later than 19 February, 2020 at 5:00 pm Colombia time.
LASER PULSE will host a webinar on 27 February, 2020 at 9:00 am EDST to address questions submitted by applicants. If you want to join the webinar, please click here to register. Registration is mandatory. Instructions on how to join the webinar will be emailed to you.