Promoting the eSports Industry in the MENA Region

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Promoting the eSports Industry in the MENA Region: Aligned with the U.S. Government's Economic Reform objective, this funding opportunity seeks to advance U.S. economic interests in the MENA region while bolstering the nascent eSports industry. This initiative will advance and promote the industry to become a part of the mainstream private sector, encouraging formalization of business development and economic growth. Through partnerships, technical assistance, and joint ventures with the private sector from the U.S. and other regions, this initiative will develop and implement business strategies and models to monetize the industry. Further, it will create a viable career option for youth in the region by participating on teams or by producing innovative regional and local gaming and eSports content.
Federal Grant Title: Promoting the eSports Industry in the MENA Region
Federal Agency Name: Assistance Coordination (DOS-NEA-AC)
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SFOP0005222
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.500
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 1st, 2018
Original Application Deadline: August 1st, 2018
Posted Date: June 19th, 2018
Creation Date: June 19th, 2018
Archive Date: No date given
Total Program Funding: $300,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $150,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: June 19th, 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 technology, eSports, and/or social-media or digitally-based gaming
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Link to Opportunity in SAMS Domestic
Grant Announcement Contact
Elizbeth Hartman

NEA-Grants@state.gov
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