Pan-Pacific Education and Communications Experiments by Satellite (PEACESAT)

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Federal Grant Title: Pan-Pacific Education and Communications Experiments by Satellite (PEACESAT)
Federal Agency Name: Department of Commerce
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 0021306-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 11.550
CFDA Descriptions: Public Telecommunications Facilities Planning and Construction
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Mar 15, 2006
Posted Date: Feb 13, 2006
Creation Date: Feb 13, 2006
Archive Date: Mar 16, 2006
Total Program Funding: $500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Projects funded pursuant to this notice are intended to support the PEACESAT Program's acquisition of satellite communications to service Pacific Basin Communities and to manage the operations of this network.
Grant Description
Pursuant to the Science, State, Justice, Commerce, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2006, Public Law 109-108 and Public Law 106-113, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), U.S. Department of Commerce, announces the solicitation of applications for a grant for the Pan-Pacific Education and Communications Experiments by Satellite (PEACESAT) Program. Projects funded pursuant to this notice are intended to support the PEACESAT Program's acquisition of satellite communications to service Pacific Basin communities and to manage the operations of this network. The PEACESAT Program was authorized under Public Law 100-584 (102 Stat.2970 and also Public Law 101-555 (104 Stat.2758) to acquire satellite communications services to provide educational, medical, and cultural needs of Pacific Basin communities.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Private institutions of higher education For profit organizations other than small businesses City or township governments State governments Public and State controlled institutions of higher education County governments Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Independent school districts Small businesses Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification) Special district governments Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants will include any for-profit or non-profit organization, public or private entity, other than an agency or division of the Federal government. Individuals are not eligible to apply for the PEACESAT Program funds.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Pan-Pacific Education and Communications Experiments by Satellite (PEACESAT)
http://www.ntia.doc.gov/otiahome/ptfp/attachments/peacesat_ffo_final/peacesat_ffo_06_final.html
Grant Announcement Contact
Larry Dyer
Program Officer
Phone 202-482-1762 ldyer@ntia.doc.gov ldyer@ntia.doc.gov
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