Open Competition Seeking Professional Exchanges Programs in Africa, East Asia, Eurasia, Europe, the Near East, North Africa, South Asia and the Western Hemisphere

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Open Competition Seeking Professional Exchanges Programs in Africa, East Asia, Eurasia, Europe, the Near East, North Africa, South Asia and the Western Hemisphere: Application Deadline: February 9, 2006 Executive Summary: The Office of Citizen Exchanges of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces an open competition for grants that support exchanges and build relationships between U.S. non-profit organizations and civil society groups in Africa, East Asia, Eurasia, Europe, the Near East, North Africa, South Asia and the Western Hemisphere. U.S. public and non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue code section 26 USC 501(c)(3) may submit proposals that support the goals of The Professional Exchanges Program. Projects should promote mutual understanding and partnerships between key professional groups in the United States and counterpart groups in other countries through multi-phased exchanges taking place over one to three years. Proposals should further transformational democracy which seeks to encourage and support the development of more democratic societies and institutions, with a view toward creating a more stable world. To the fullest extent possible, programs should be two-way exchanges supporting roughly equal numbers of participants from the U.S. and foreign countries. Proposed projects should promote the transformation of institutional and individual understanding, foster dialogue, share expertise and develop capacity in one of five thematic areas: 1) Responsible Governance; 2) Developing Professional Standards in Media; 3) Creating Economic Growth to Fight Poverty and Strengthen Democracy; 4) Dialogue on Intellectual Property or Municipal Governance as a Device for Bridging Conflict; and 5) Integration of Marginalized Populations, Particularly Youth, in Western Europe. Through these people-to-people exchanges, the Bureau seeks to break down stereotypes that divide peoples, to promote good governance, to contribute to conflict prevention and management, and to build respect for cultural expression and identity in a world that is experiencing rapid globalization. Projects should be structured to allow American professionals and their international counterparts in target countries to develop a common dialogue for dealing with shared challenges and concerns. Projects should include current or potential leaders who will effect positive change in their communities. Exchange participants might include community leaders, elected and professional government officials, religious leaders, educators, and proponents of democratic ideals and institutions, including for example, the media and judiciary, or others who influence the way in which different communities approach these issues. The Bureau is especially interested in engaging socially and economically diverse groups that may not have had extensive contact with counterpart institutions in the United States. The Bureau encourages the submission of proposals that engage these audiences in countries with significant Muslim populations, or that engage educators or groups that influence youth in innovative ways.
Federal Grant Title: Open Competition Seeking Professional Exchanges Programs in Africa, East Asia, Eurasia, Europe, the Near East, North Africa, South Asia and the Western Hemisphere
Federal Agency Name: Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ECA-PE-C-06-01
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.415
CFDA Descriptions: Professional Exchanges_Annual Open Grant
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Feb 09, 2006 Please see full announcement.
Posted Date: Dec 09, 2005
Creation Date: Dec 09, 2005
Archive Date: Mar 11, 2006
Total Program Funding: $5,800,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $250,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $30,000
Expected Number of Awards: 30
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Category Explanation
Please see full announcement.
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 Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Please see full announcement.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Open Competition Seeking Professional Exchanges Programs in Africa, East Asia, Eurasia, Europe, the Near East, North Africa, South Asia, and the Western Hemisphere
http://exchanges.state.gov/education/rfgps/menu.htm
Grant Announcement Contact
Posey, Hans, Program Specialist, Phone 202-619-5416, Fax 202-205-2457, Email poseyHE@state.gov poseyHE@state.gov Posey, Hans
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