The U. S. Embassy in Belmopan, Belize announces a notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) to strengthen citizen security by focusing on job creation and providing alternative activities and better education for youth at higher risk of gang affiliation and/or engaging in criminal activity.
proposals should address the underlying factors of crime and violence in Belize, and provide at-risk youth with educational and economic opportunities.Applicants should address at least one of the following project objectives:• Providing job creation opportunities for youth and marginalized communities as an alternative to crime and violence.
• Providing youth and marginalized communities with productive alternative activities that increase education and leadership opportunities.
• Improving the educational quality or curriculum for high school youth in Belize, especially those in underserved communities, with a goal of reducing drop-out rates.Eligible organizations interested in submitting an application are encouraged to read this NOFO thoroughly to understand the type of project sought and the application submission requirements and evaluation process.For further information, please contact:U. S. Embassy Belmopan; BelmopanCARSIESF@state.gov; +50 1. 82 2. 4011 x4306