2020 American Leadership Academy - NOFO

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2020 American Leadership Academy - NOFO: The U.S. Embassy in Morocco is pleased to announce the open grant competition to award a cooperative agreement for a new program, the “American Leadership Academy” (or “ALA”). The Public Affairs Office invites proposals from established Moroccan associations, committed and organized civil-society organizations and academic institutions, to design and implement an intensive, two-week summer institute to be held in July 2020 for 50 to 60 Moroccan youth between the ages of 20 and 24 years old. U.S. and third-country organizations or nationals are not eligible for grants under this program unless in partnership with a Moroccan NGO. Each proposal should meet the following objectives, in addition to strengthening understanding of U.S. values, institutions, and precepts: 1) Expand participant’s understanding of civic rights and responsibilities. 2) Enhance participants’ abilities and tools for effective and influential civic engagement, including advocacy, communications, project management, coalition-building, and conflict resolution. 3) Allow participants to develop and practice the soft and smart power skills required to lead others and for professional development, including assessing personal strengths and weaknesses, identifying needs and risks, setting SMART goals, and using digital tools to reach wider audiences. 4) Guide participants through the development of a capstone project to implement in their communities. Only Moroccan associations, committed and organized civil-society organizations, and academic institutions with full SAM registration and experience executing youth programs will be eligible to receive funding. FEDERAL AWARD INFORMATION : • Number of awards anticipated: one award. • Approximate award amount: The amount may range from a minimum of $60,000 to a maximum of $75,000. Projects for lesser or greater values will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Funding may be renewed for up to an additional two years on a non-competitive basis pending successful performance and availability of funds. • Type of Funding: FY20 Smith-Mundt Public Diplomacy Funds • The awardee should plan to start and end the project in July 2020 with dates to be set in coordination with the Embassy. APPLICATION AND SUBMISSION INFORMATION: .To apply, please complete the Project Narrative Application (in English), and the Budget Proposal template (in USD) • A copy of the final registration papers for the organization and a copy of RIB certificate should be included • Proposals must include a detailed syllabus of daily activities (Please use and attach your own form) • Budgets must follow the budget template and should be submitted in U.S. Dollars (please use $1 = 9.500 MAD as exchange rate) • If other partners are willing to support the proposed activity, please list them as well as their contribution. • The following documents must be submitted to Rabatgrants@state.gov no later than Sunday March 22, 2020. o Project Narrative Application o Budget Proposal (USD) o Syllabus activities (Use your own template) For any questions, please contact: Rabatgrants@state.gov To upload the application forms and view the SAM registration guidance please visit this link: https://ma.usembassy.gov/american-leadership-academy-open-cooperative-agreement-2020/
Federal Grant Title: 2020 American Leadership Academy - NOFO
Federal Agency Name: U.S. Mission to Morocco (DOS-MAR)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-MOROCCO-FY20-04
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.040
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: March 22nd, 2020
Original Application Deadline: March 22nd, 2020
Posted Date: February 21st, 2020
Creation Date: February 21st, 2020
Archive Date: April 21st, 2020
Total Program Funding: $70,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $75,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $60,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: February 21st, 2020
Category Explanation
Community Leadership and Service Civic Rights and Engagement
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Committed and organized civil-society organizations and academic institutions
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Details and forms regarding this funding opportunity
Grant Announcement Contact
Said Ouchakour
Rabatgrants@state.gov
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