Innovations in the Justice System Request for Applications (RFA) No. 005

USAID Justice Activity


Innovations in the Justice System

Request for Applications (RFA) No. 005

USAID’s Justice Activity in Kosovo (the Project), implemented by Chemonics International, is seeking grant applications from qualified locally registered Kosovo non-government organizations, businesses and other registered entities to create, implement and promote innovative ideas, mechanisms and solutions that will contribute to increasing the trust and confidence of citizens in the justice system, and improve the service delivery of justice service providers.

The grants will be awarded and implemented in accordance with USAID and US Government regulations governing grants under contracts and the Justice Activity in Kosovo’s internal grant management policies. The Project has three main objectives:

  1. Quality and Accessibility of Justice Services Improved
  2. Citizen Understanding, Engagement, and Trust of the Justice System Improved
  3. Effective Innovations in the Justice Sector Developed

In order to enhance the service- orientation of policies and procedures, increase the accessibility of justice services and improve the general view of justice seekers about the fairness and trust in the justice system, Justice Activity is initiating a grants cycle for non-governmental organizations, business community and other registered entities to design activities that will aim at designing innovations in the justice system in order to bring citizens closer to justice services and increase public trust in justice system. Justice Activity seeks creative and innovative solutions for challenges listed further in the RFA that put the citizens and their needs and expectations at the forefront of the justice system.

The project will hold a hybrid (virtual and in-person) pre- application Q&A workshop on January 18, 2023 at Justice Activity offices from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM and the online via Microsoft Teams. This workshop will allow eligible and interested applicants the chance to ask questions about the administrative and technical aspects of the RFA. Interested applicants that meet the eligibility requirements defined in the Section III of the RFA and would like to attend this workshop must confirm their attendance by sending the participant’s name and the organization’s name to Mr. Agron Selmani at grants@justiceactivity-ks.orgwho will also share the link to the online meeting. Only one person may attend in person from each organization, while online participation is not limited. When confirming in-person attendance, please note if the person has any special needs to access the workshop facilities. No reimbursement for costs of attendance will be met.

To qualify for consideration, interested organizations are required to complete a full grant application and other annexes according to the eligibility criteria and detailed instructions for applications which can be requested by email to the following address: grants@justiceactivity-ks.org

Applications in electronic version should be sent to the attention of Justice Activity Grants and Subcontracts Specialist, at grants@justiceactivity-ks.org The deadline for submitting full application is 3:00 pm on January 30, 2023.

Chemonics is a USAID contractor implementing the Justice Activity in Kosovo.

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