DRF Announces RFP Deadline Extension for Nigeria


Disability Rights Fund Extends Deadline for 2018 Round 1 Request for Proposals from Nigeria to April 2, 2018

March 26, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                        

Contact: Diana Samarasan, Founding Executive Director
Telephone: 1-617-261-4593
Email: dsamarasan@disabilityrightsfund.org

BOSTON, MA – The Disability Rights Fund (DRF) – a grantmaking collaboration between donors and the global disability community which supports the human rights and inclusion in development of persons with disabilities – is extending the deadline for applications in our 2018 Round 1 Request for Proposals (RFPs) from Disabled Persons’ Organizations (DPOs) in Nigeria. The new deadline for RFP submission is April 2, 2018.

Interested organizations are urged to review the full eligibility criteria and RFP details posted on the Fund’s website, at https://www.disabilityrightsfund.org/for-grantseekers/. Any questions on the request for proposal process should be directed to info@disabilityrightsfund.org.

Applicant organizations from Nigeria may apply as:

  1. a) Single organizations or partnerships for one-year Small Grants, ranging from USD 5,000 – 20,000;
  2. b) Regional or district-level DPO-led coalitions for two-year Mid-Level Coalition grants ranging from USD 30,000 – 40,000 per year (USD 60,000 – 80,000 over two years); and/or
  3. c) National DPO-led coalitions for two-year National Coalition grants, ranging from USD 30,000 to 50,000 per year (USD 60,000 – 100,000 over two years).

With its sister fund, the Disability Rights Advocacy Fund – which supports advocacy for ratification and legislative change in target countries – DRF has granted more than $25 million to 310 different organizations in 34 countries and additional regional and international organizations, since 2008.

DRF donors include: The Ansara Family Fund of the Boston Foundation, the Ford Foundation, The Estelle Friedman Gervis Family Foundation, the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation, and the Foundation to Promote Open Society, part of the Open Society Foundations. DRAF is supported by the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and U.K. aid from the U.K. government (DFID). The views expressed in this communication do not necessarily reflect the official policies of any of our donors, or the governments they represent.