Regional Environment, Science, Technology, and Health (ESTH) Grants for Pacific Island State

The summary for the Regional Environment, Science, Technology, and Health (ESTH) Grants for Pacific Island State 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 US Mission to Fiji, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Regional Environment, Science, Technology, and Health (ESTH) Grants for Pacific Island State: The Regional Environmental Office of the Pacific (REO) based at the U.S. Embassy in Suva, Fiji, announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for small environmental awards to support local or regional small-scale environmental projects in eligible countries in the Pacific Islands region, via the Regional Environmental Office in Suva, at $24,999 or less per award. Funding for these awards will be provided by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES) and the Bureau of East Asia and Pacific Affairs (EAP). Projects should address one or more of the following environmental areas of focus: Food security: sustainable agriculture and/or fisheries Sustainable economic development Adaptation to changing environmental conditions, e.g., coastal management Waste management, including land based sources of marine pollution Air quality Reforestation Reef and coral restoration Watershed management Maintaining biodiversity and healthy ecosystems Creation and/or management of marine protected areas Environment or health-related education (particularly for underserved groups) Capacity building for scientific research on environmental issues Deployment of new technology for application to environmental issues Projects may propose activities targeted through this solicitation in the following countries: the Federated States of Micronesia; Fiji; Kiribati; Papua New Guinea; Republic of the Marshall Islands; Samoa; Solomon Islands; Tonga; Tuvalu; or Vanuatu. Projects should seek to meet local or regional needs, involve local expertise and know-how in the design and implementation phases of the project, and should build monitoring and evaluation – including time-bound milestones for performance/results into the project. Proposals for $25,000 or over will not be considered. Projects may serve to implement discrete phases of larger projects or programs (e.g., one country of a multi-country program, only the public education phase of an environmental law project, tree planting in only one region of a country-wide program, only a fish population study of a broader river quality program, etc.) This is FY2018 funding. The authority for this funding opportunity is found in the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (FAA).
Federal Grant Title: Regional Environment, Science, Technology, and Health (ESTH) Grants for Pacific Island State
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Fiji (DOS-FJI)
Grant Categories: Agriculture Education Environment Food and Nutrition Health Natural Resources Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: 2018-SUVAREO-OES
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.124
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 15th, 2018
Original Application Deadline: August 15th, 2018
Posted Date: July 12th, 2018
Creation Date: July 12th, 2018
Archive Date: September 14th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $75,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $24,999
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Expected Number of Awards: 7
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: July 11th, 2018
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
REO welcomes applications from U.S.-based and foreign-based non-profit organizations/nongovernmental organizations (NGO), public international organizations, private, public, or state institutions of higher education; and for-profit organizations or businesses. REO's preference is to work with non-profit entities; however, there may be occasions when a for-profit entity is best suited.
Grant Announcement Contact
Maria Elder
Phone 679 7728002
Regional Environmental Specialist
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