Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women's Entrepreneurship as an Engine for Growth

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Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women's Entrepreneurship as an Engine for Growth: The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate General in Kolkata (PAS Kolkata) in partnership with the Nexus Start-Up Incubator at the American Center in New Delhi seeks proposals for a project titled “Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women's Entrepreneurship as an Engine for Growth.” Promote U.S.-India Partnership by connecting female entrepreneurs with information and expertise that will empower women to become business people and leaders in their communities. This project is expected to advance this goal by: ● Promoting a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship with a focus on women's empowerment; ● Promoting U.S.-India partnership through exchange of information and expertise with a focus on entrepreneurship; and Creating women role models in order to encourage entrepreneurship as a first career choice among the youth population. Based on funding availability, the Recipient organization will implement a year-long project for 30-35 selected women entrepreneurs from east and northeast India in order to scale up their businesses, as well as promote women success stories in entrepreneurial fields traditionally dominated by men. The awardee should be able to select participants through a competitive process, provide mentor ship throughout the first online phase of training, and facilitate eligible participants through the second and third phases. (Please refer the full announcement available in related document Tab)
Federal Grant Title: Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Women's Entrepreneurship as an Engine for Growth
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to India (DOS-IND)
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: K-NOFO-19-101
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.040
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: February 20th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: February 20th, 2019
Posted Date: December 21st, 2018
Creation Date: December 21st, 2018
Archive Date: March 22nd, 2019
Total Program Funding: $60,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $60,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $55,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: December 21st, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
Grant Applications Manager, U.S. Consulate, Kolkata
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