Arctic Youth Entrepreneurship

The summary for the Arctic Youth Entrepreneurship grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the US Mission to Norway, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Arctic Youth Entrepreneurship: Notice of Funding Opportunity - Arctic Youth Entrepreneurship The U.S. Embassy, Public Affairs Section in Oslo (PAS Oslo) is soliciting proposals for a grant/cooperative agreement that meets the specifications stated in Section II from legally-recognized non-profit, non-governmental organizations that meet U.S. and Norwegian technical and legal requirements to develop and implement public diplomacy programs as specified by Section II below. Information about the Public Affairs Section can be found at Federal Award InformationFunding Opportunity Title: Arctic Youth Entrepreneurship Award amounts: Awards may range from a minimum of $15,000 and should not exceed $24,000. Funding Opportunity Number: DOS-OSLO-PAS-NOFO-FY20-3 CFDA Number: 19.040 Funding Instrument Type: Grant or Cooperative Agreement BackgroundThe Arctic region is experiencing a period of unprecedented change that is increasing interest in economic opportunities in the region. The United States is committed to continuing its engagement in the Arctic through diplomatic outreach, engagement, and cooperation so as to ensure a peaceful, stable, and economically prosperous region. To this end, the United States is interested in supporting activities and efforts that promote sustainable economic development. The U.S. Embassy Oslo is currently seeking proposals for projects that increase the capacity of Arctic communities in the United States and Norway to address challenges common to both countries, contribute to greater prosperity in the region, and increase access to entrepreneurship and related educational opportunities for those who live there, particularly indigenous peoples and youth. Program GoalThe goals of this funding opportunity are to: Promote greater access to entrepreneurship and related educational opportunities for young professionals who live in the Arctic regions of the United States and Norway. Build the capacity of Arctic communities in the United States and Norway to address shared challenges related to youth entrepreneurship and education. Program Description and RequirementsThe Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy Oslo seeks proposals for a project aimed at increasing prosperity in the Arctic through youth entrepreneurship. The project should address realistic challenges that affect local communities, especially youth, in both countries with regard to entrepreneurship and educational opportunities. Proposed programming could include knowledge exchange between young Arctic professionals in Norway and the United States. The grant recipient should have experience managing projects related to technical, economic, youth, and/or social challenges in the Arctic region. PAS Oslo will coordinate with the grantee on final arrangements, including geographical location, participants, and related matters. The grantee will be responsible for managing all logistical elements of the program. Successful proposals will need to include the following elements in their project submission on official letterhead: An overview of the proposed project; Background of organization, including key project leaders; Implementation strategy, including planned activities, timeline, target audience, and any proposed additional partners; Budget; Description of how proposed project meets the Program Goal; Suggested amplification activities, including traditional and social media; Expected outcomes, including any potential follow-on activities; Monitoring and evaluation plan; Samples of previous related work executed successfully by the grant applicant; A final report upon project completion; Organization contact information; DUNS number; Application Procedures and DeadlineProposals should be submitted via email no later than September 27, 2019 to [email protected] with “NOFO Proposal: Arctic Youth Entrepreneurship” in the subject line. Questions should be directed to the same email address.
Federal Grant Title: Arctic Youth Entrepreneurship
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Norway (DOS-NOR)
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DOS-OSLO-PAS-NOFO-FY20-3
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.040
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: September 27th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: September 27th, 2019
Posted Date: July 30th, 2019
Creation Date: July 30th, 2019
Archive Date: October 27th, 2019
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $24,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $15,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: July 30th, 2019
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Legally-recognized non-profit, non-governmental organizations that meet U.S. and Norwegian technical and legal requirements.
Grant Announcement Contact
U.S. Embassy Oslo, Public Affairs Section
U.S. Embassy Oslo, Public Affairs Section
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