Professional Exchange Programs in Africa, East Asia, Europe, the Near East, North Africa, South Central Asia and the Western Hemisphere and the Nqwang Choephel Fellowship Program for Tibet

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Professional Exchange Programs in Africa, East Asia, Europe, the Near East, North Africa, South Central Asia and the Western Hemisphere and the Nqwang Choephel Fellowship Program for Tibet: The Office of Citizen Exchanges, ECA/PE/C, 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 and cultural groups in Africa, East Asia, Europe, the Near East, North Africa, South Central Asia and the Western Hemisphere. Pending availability of funds, it is anticipated that approximately $5,600,000 or more will be available to support this competition. ECA/PE/C expects to fund approximately 10-15 projects under this competition in FY 2009. 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 Exchange Program. Projects should promote mutual understanding and partnerships between key professional and cultural groups in the United States and counterpart groups in other countries through multi-phased exchanges taking place over one to two years. Proposals should encourage citizen engagement in current issues and promote the development of democratic societies and institutions, with a view toward creating a more stable world. All programs should be two-way exchanges and involve participants from the U.S. and foreign countries.
Federal Grant Title: Professional Exchange Programs in Africa, East Asia, Europe, the Near East, North Africa, South Central Asia and the Western Hemisphere and the Nqwang Choephel Fellowship Program for Tibet
Federal Agency Name: Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: ECA-PE-C-09-01
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.415
CFDA Descriptions: Professional Exchanges_Annual Open Grant
Current Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2009
Original Application Deadline: Feb 20, 2009
Posted Date: Dec 08, 2008
Creation Date: Dec 08, 2008
Archive Date: Feb 21, 2009
Total Program Funding: $5,600,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $350,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Expected Number of Awards: 15
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Category Explanation
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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
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Grant Announcement Contact
Hans Posey Program Specialist
poseyhe@state.gov [poseyhe@state.gov]
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