Liberalizing Innovation Opportunity Nations (LIONS) Partnership

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Liberalizing Innovation Opportunity Nations (LIONS) Partnership: This announcement is to further build and strengthen LIONS@FRICA’s strategic partnerships with the private sector, and to develop and implement strategies and programs with the goal of making the LIONS@FRICA partnership a leading influencer in the African innovation and technology start-up space. The award recipient will facilitate collaboration with the private sector that enhances startup access to investors, mentors and finance, and boosts existing LIONS@FRICA initiatives such as DEMO AFRICA, afriCoderDojo, and the African Business Angels Network (ABAN). The cooperative agreement will support programming to expand the LIONS@FRICA partnership footprint and continue providing African startups with access to capacity building and training in business development, connectivity to global innovation grids, promoting access to capital, creating opportunities for partnership, and showcasing best practices and successes in African-led innovation solutions.
Federal Grant Title: Liberalizing Innovation Opportunity Nations (LIONS) Partnership
Federal Agency Name: S Bureau Grants Offices
Grant Categories: Business and Commerce Employment Labor and Training Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SBUR-SGPIG-15-005
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 323742
CFDA Descriptions: The Secretary's Office of the Global Partnership Initiative (S/GPI) Grant Programs
Current Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2016 No Explanation
Original Application Deadline: Jul 15, 2016 No Explanation
Posted Date: Jun 8, 2016
Creation Date: Jun 8, 2016
Archive Date: Aug 14, 2016
Total Program Funding: $275,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $275,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Liberalizing Innovation Opportunity Nations (LIONS) Partnership
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