Official U.S. Representation at the 55th International Art Exhibition, Venice, Italy

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Official U.S. Representation at the 55th International Art Exhibition, Venice, Italy: I. FUNDING OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION Authority: Overall grant making authority for this program is contained in the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961, Public Law 87-256, as amended, also known as the Fulbright-Hays Act. The purpose of the Act is "to enable the Government of the United States to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries...; to strengthen the ties which unite us with other nations by demonstrating the educational and cultural interests, developments, and achievements of the people of the United States and other nations...and thus to assist in the development of friendly, sympathetic and peaceful relations between the United States and the other countries of the world." The funding authority for the program above is provided through legislation. II. AWARD INFORMATION Award Amount: $315,000 Type of Award: Grant Fiscal Year Funds: FY-2012 Approximate Number of Awards: 1 Anticipated Award: Pending availability of funds: December 1, 2011 Anticipated Project Completion Date: January 30, 2014 Additional Information: This exchange program will be funded in FY-2012 pending the availability of funds. While matching funds are not required, past experience has shown that overall costs are considerably higher than actual U.S. Government funding. In cases where the project budget is higher than $315,000, the grantee organization will be responsible for raising the additional funds.
Federal Grant Title: Official U.S. Representation at the 55th International Art Exhibition, Venice, Italy
Federal Agency Name: Office of Acquisitions Management
Grant Categories: Arts
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: S-LMAQM-12-ECA-ITALY
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.415
CFDA Descriptions: Professional and Cultural Exchange Programs - Citizen Exchanges
Current Application Deadline: Sep 23, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Sep 23, 2011
Posted Date: May 20, 2011
Creation Date: May 20, 2011
Archive Date: Oct 23, 2011
Total Program Funding: $315,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $315,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
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
Additional Information on Eligibility
ELIGIBILITY Eligibility is limited to not-for-profit organizations subject to 501 (c) (3) of the U.S. tax code. Direct funding for non-U.S. entities is not available under this announcement. The Department encourages organizations that have not previously received international program funding from the USG to apply under this announcement. In addition to this opportunity, potential applicants are also encouraged to consider applying for organizing the Request for Grant Proposals - Official US Representation at the 13th Cairo International Biennale, December 2012 through February 2013, Cairo, Egypt, on the Grants.gov website at: http://www.grants.gov. Cost Sharing or Matching This program does not require cost sharing. Other Special Eligibility Criteria Not Applicable.
Grant Announcement Contact
Ashley James Grants Specialist Phone 703-875-6015

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