Annual Program Statement for Cultural Affairs

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Annual Program Statement for Cultural Affairs: The Cultural Affairs Office in the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy Islamabad of the U.S. Department of State (hereafter referred to as “CAO Islamabad”) is pleased to announce a call for proposals through the Public Diplomacy Grants program. The CAO Islamabad invites proposals that address the objectives listed below. Based on funding availability, awards will vary between $200,000 and $500,000, with project duration of up to two years. Projects expected to span one year or less should not be submitted for more than $250,000. This funding opportunity is part of Mission Pakistan's support for public diplomacy programming in Pakistan. Proposals should demonstrate an understanding of the purpose of public diplomacy, and address CAO Islamabad's stated goals, objectives, target audiences, and geographic locations. CAO Islamabad focuses on education, professional and academic exchanges, cultural connections through people-to-people ties, and leveraging alumni or U.S. government programs to achieve long-term objectives in Pakistan. The CAO Islamabad's programming in Pakistan: • Strengthens people-to-people ties between the United States and Pakistan through shared information, experiences, exchanges, and/or expertise. • Strengthens local institutions to build long-term, self-sustaining relationships and institutional linkages between U.S. and Pakistani organizations, including capacity building support for Pakistani organizations as needed. • Contributes to economic growth and development of government capacity in Pakistan while building people-to-people ties. • Enhances community engagement through positive messages and tolerant perspectives that enhance and amplify community-based efforts in a wide range of areas. • Expands media outreach by amplifying U.S. diplomacy activities and programs on social and traditional media platforms. • Demonstrates shared values, which builds respect and trust and increases effective communication.
Federal Grant Title: Annual Program Statement for Cultural Affairs
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Pakistan (DOS-PAK)
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SCAISB-17-AW-003-03092017
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.501
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: April 28th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: April 28th, 2017
Posted Date: March 9th, 2017
Creation Date: March 9th, 2017
Archive Date: May 28th, 2017
Total Program Funding: $5,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Expected Number of Awards: 20
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 9th, 2017
Category Explanation
Public Diplomacy
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
All U.S. and Pakistani registered non-profit, non-governmental organizations with relevant programming experience are eligible to apply. This experience should be documented in the organization's proposal. Organizations must provide proof of registration and non-profit status with their proposal application. U.S.-based organizations should submit a copy of their IRS determination letter. Pakistan-based organizations should submit a copy of their certificate of registration from the appropriate government organization. Applicants are allowed to submit only one proposal per organization.
Grant Announcement Contact
Ellen Delage, Program Specialist, Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, Office of Press and Public Diplomacy
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