U.S. Universities Alumni: The East and Northeast India Connect Program

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U.S. Universities Alumni: The East and Northeast India Connect Program: The U.S. Consulate General Public Affairs Section in Kolkata is soliciting proposals for a grant/cooperative agreement that meets the specifications stated in Section II from legally-recognized non-profit, non-governmental organizations that meet U.S. and Indian technical and legal requirements to develop and implement public diplomacy programs as specified by Section II below. Information about the Public Affairs Section can be found at: https://in.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/kolkata/ Background: The U.S. Consulate General strongly supports initiatives that promote education and higher education opportunities in the United States. The 2016 Open Doors Report indicated that around 166,000 Indian students are studying at U.S. colleges and universities, a 33 percent increase from the previous year. The students overall economic contribution to the U.S. is $5 billion in economic activity and supports around 66,000 American jobs. Program Goals: The goals of this funding opportunity are to: 1. Encourage more Indian students to consider higher education opportunities in the United States by promoting EducationUSA and engaging U.S. university alumni in the east and northeast India region. 2. Strengthen people-to-people ties between the United States and India through exchanges of information, experiences and expertise.
Federal Grant Title: U.S. Universities Alumni: The East and Northeast India Connect Program
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to India (DOS-IND)
Grant Categories: Community Development Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: K-NOFO-17-102
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.040
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: June 30th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: June 30th, 2017
Posted Date: May 5th, 2017
Creation Date: May 5th, 2017
Archive Date: July 30th, 2017
Total Program Funding: $50,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $60,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: May 5th, 2017
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
Link to Full Grant Announcement
U.S. Consulate General Kolkata
Grant Announcement Contact
Public Affairs Section
U.S. Consulate General Kolkata

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