Creating an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem for Women in Papua New Guinea to Enable Women’s Economic Empowerment

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Creating an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem for Women in Papua New Guinea to Enable Women’s Economic Empowerment: The U.S. Embassy in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea (PNG) announces the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for a new program whose goal is to create an entrepreneurial ecosystem for women in Papua New Guinea to enable women’s economic empowerment. The program will support the following activities, with the goal of advancing the status of women entrepreneurs in Papua New Guinea:
• Establish of a PNG Women’s Business Center to provide a physical space for women both established and up-and-coming businesswomen to gain access to vital resources for economic empowerment such as training, mentoring, and access to entrepreneurial-related information and support.
• Grow the capacity and ingenuity of female entrepreneurs in Papua New Guinea by holding a business competition and offering preparatory and post-competition training and mentoring to ensure participants the best chance of success in their businesses.
• Incorporate of entrepreneurship into the curriculum at several of Papua New Guinea’s major universities.
• Support the PNG Women’s Chamber of Commerce and Industry through technical assistance, mentoring, and training.
Federal Grant Title: Creating an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem for Women in Papua New Guinea to Enable Women’s Economic Empowerment
Federal Agency Name: Department of State
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: PM-15-NOFO-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.801
CFDA Descriptions: Office of Global Women's Issues
Current Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2015
Original Application Deadline: Jul 31, 2015
Posted Date: Jun 26, 2015
Creation Date: Jun 26, 2015
Archive Date: Aug 30, 2015
Total Program Funding: $750,943
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $750,943
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $36,675
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Women's Entrepreneurship
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Also eligible:
Foreign Public entities
U.S. commercial firms
foreign non-profit entities
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