The American Center Annual Program Statement

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The American Center Annual Program Statement: The American Center of U.S. Embassy Dhaka is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy grants program, and is seeking proposals for projects throughout the fiscal year (from October to September) that promote U.S.-Bangladesh ties, strengthen democratic and inclusive societies, increase educational and economic opportunity for citizens, and improve access to accurate information. This is an Annual Program Statement, outlining our funding priorities, strategic themes, and procedures for submitting requests for funding. Federal Assistance Awards, hereafter referred to as grants, under this notice are intended for local representatives of civil society, including U.S. or overseas-based non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and private institutions of post-secondary and higher education. Grant proposals submitted should meet one or more of the following U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Public Diplomacy priorities: 1. Promote democratic values, good governance, civil society engagement, and peaceful political processes; 2. Strengthen respect for human rights and inclusive societies (promote tolerance and pluralism); 3. Counter violent extremism; 4. Pursue gender equality and women empowerment, and combat gender based violence; 5. Increase U.S.-Bangladesh educational linkages, English language learning, higher education administration; 6. Cultural and artistic approaches to address any of the above priorities.
Federal Grant Title: The American Center Annual Program Statement
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs (DOS-SA)
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FY2017-APS-001
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.040
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 31st, 2017
Original Application Deadline: August 31st, 2017
Posted Date: February 6th, 2017
Creation Date: February 6th, 2017
Archive Date: September 30th, 2017
Total Program Funding: $350,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $25,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Expected Number of Awards: 25
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: February 6th, 2017
Category Explanation
Public Diplomacy
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
The American Center encourages applications from non-governmental organizations, non-profit organizations, foundations, trusts, community-based organizations and educational institutions that have legal standing in Bangladesh and the appropriate registrations as per the local regulatory requirements. Commercial firms and for-profit entities are not eligible to apply for this funding opportunity.
Grant Announcement Contact
American Center, U.S. Embassy Dhaka
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