Promoting U.S. Private Sector Engagement in Emerging MENA Markets

The summary for the Promoting U.S. Private Sector Engagement in Emerging MENA Markets grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Assistance Coordination, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Promoting U.S. Private Sector Engagement in Emerging MENA Markets: Aligned with U.S. government's Economic Reform objective, this funding opportunity seeks to advance U.S. economic interests in the MENA region while improving MENA media and entertainment industry capacity to conclude business deals with the U.S. and other regions, produce innovative and creative content, build the capacity of MENA-based practitioners, and advance positive messaging of the U.S. It will also advance core NEA/AC focus areas by addressing some issues including but not limited to economic growth, participatory governance, entrepreneurship, women's empowerment and gender issues, open governance, anti-corruption, urban/rural divide, youth apathy, and civic engagement.- Countering Violent Extremism as a theme/focus is explicitly excluded from the objectives of this project.- Recognizing different levels of opportunity for advancement across the region, this project will prioritize enhancing the capacity of youth, women, and underserved communities as well as advancing the aspiring next generation of MENA media and entertainment practitioners.
Federal Grant Title: Promoting U.S. Private Sector Engagement in Emerging MENA Markets
Federal Agency Name: Assistance Coordination (DOS-NEA-AC)
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SFOP0004939
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.500
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: June 19th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: June 19th, 2018
Posted Date: April 12th, 2018
Creation Date: April 12th, 2018
Archive Date: No date given
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $3,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,000,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: April 12th, 2018
Category Explanation
democracy, rights, and governance
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - For-profit organizations other than small businesses - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Small businesses with function and regional experience in the areas of media and entertainment
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Link to Opportunity in SAMS Domestic
Grant Announcement Contact
Elizabeth Hartman
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