Something to make your blood boil–$700k grant to combat corruption in Asia

$700k to combat corruption in Asia?  What about the US?  We have plenty here.

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General Information

Document Type: Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number: INLEA-INLTC-16-004
Funding Opportunity Title: Combatting Corruption in the Asia-Pacific Region
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Law, Justice and Legal Services
Category Explanation:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
CFDA Number(s): 19.705 — Trans-National Crime
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: No
Posted Date: Jun 09, 2016
Last Updated Date: Jun 09, 2016
Original Closing Date for Applications: Aug 09, 2016  No Explanation
Current Closing Date for Applications: Aug 09, 2016   No Explanation
Archive Date: Sep 08, 2016
Estimated Total Program Funding: $700,000
Award Ceiling: $700,000
Award Floor: $100,000

I am absolutely stunned to find out the US government is granting $700k to organizations to “fight corruption in Asia” when there is plenty of corruption right here in the good old USA

Who comes up with these lame brained ideas?


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