American Palestinian Arts, Culture, and Sports Initiative

The summary for the American Palestinian Arts, Culture, and Sports Initiative 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 Jerusalem, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
American Palestinian Arts, Culture, and Sports Initiative: A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The Public Diplomacy Section (PD) of the U.S. Office of Palestinian Affairs (U.S. OPA) announces an open competition for a grant through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). The American Palestinian Arts, Culture, and Sports Initiative will offer funding to American and/or Palestinian non-profit organizations to implement activities which advance the applicant's goals, the objectives defined below, and the U.S.OPA-PD mission: to advance a comprehensive and lasting peace through a negotiated two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the development of a vibrant, representative, and responsive Palestinian civil society, private sector, and governing institutions through substantive engagement with American people, institutions, ideas and ideals in order to improve American-Palestinian relations and create greater opportunities for mutually beneficial partnership and cooperation. Priority Region: Jerusalem, West Bank, and Gaza or a combination of two or three of them. Program Objectives: All proposed projects must aim to advance the U.S. OPA-PD mission goals stated above, contain a substantive American element, and achieve one or more of the following specific objectives: · Increase understanding and collaboration between Americans and Palestinians via direct exchange with American arts, film, music, dance, theatre, cultural, and/or sports professionals or institutions. Activities may include joint performances, productions, exhibits, workshops, tournaments, trainings, and other projects/works among other ideas. · Enhance employability, entrepreneurship, and/or careers of artists, creatives, arts, cultural and sports professionals · Positively address issues of conflict resolution, mental health, resiliency, or trauma therapy through arts, culture, and/or sports · Promote diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility, environmental protection, human rights, and/or a strong civil society via arts, culture, and/or sports activities and exchange. Special consideration will be given to proposals that demonstrate how the program advances equity with respect to race, ethnicity, religion, income, geography, gender identity, sexual orientation, and/or disability. Participants and Audiences: Participants and audiences must primarily include Palestinian professionals and students in the fields of arts, culture, and sports or any other population that will advance the objectives described above. B. FEDERAL AWARD INFORMATION Length of performance period: up to 18 months Number of awards anticipated: To be determined based on the number and amount of awards funded under this NOFO. No more than two proposals per organization will be considered. Award amounts: awards may range from a minimum of $5,000 to a maximum of $50,000 Total available funding: $100,000 Type of Funding: FY22 Smith-Mundt Act Public Diplomacy Funds Anticipated program start date: September 30, 2022 This notice is subject to availability of funding. Funding Instrument Type: Grant, Fixed Amount Award, or Cooperative Agreement (to be determined by the selection committee in coordination with successful applicants) Program Performance Period: Proposed projects should be completed in 18 months or less, noting that at least the last 1 -3 month(s) of the period of performance -- after the end of the substantive project activity -- should be dedicated to short and medium term measurement and evaluation of project success to determine if goals and objectives have been met. C. ELIGILIBITY INFORMATION 1. Eligible Applicants Eligible primary applicants for grant funding must be not-for-profit Palestinian and/or American organizations working with Palestinians in Jerusalem, the West Bank and/or Gaza. 2. Cost Sharing or Matching Cost share is allowed but not required and will not factor into the merit review process. 3. Other Eligibility Requirements In order to be eligible to receive an award, all organizations must have a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) number issued via as well as a valid registration on Please see Section D.3 for more information. Individuals are not required to have a UEI or be registered in Proposals must be submitted in English; proposals submitted in Arabic or other languages will not be considered. Organizations wishing to submit proposals to the Public Affairs Section should click this link to review the documents and forms: To see the full grant announcement, click this link:
Federal Grant Title: American Palestinian Arts, Culture, and Sports Initiative
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Jerusalem (DOS-JER)
Grant Categories: Arts (see "Cultural Affairs" in CFDA) Humanities (see "Cultural Affairs" in CFDA)
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: OPAPDFY22010
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.021
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 22nd, 2022
Original Application Deadline: August 22nd, 2022
Posted Date: July 25th, 2022
Creation Date: July 25th, 2022
Archive Date: September 21st, 2022
Total Program Funding: $100,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: July 25th, 2022
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible primary applicants for grant funding must be not-for-profit Palestinian and/or American organizations working with Palestinians in Jerusalem, the West Bank and/or Gaza
Grant Announcement Contact
Annah Mwendar-Chaba
U.S. Office of Palestinian Affairs, Public Diplomacy
[email protected]
[email protected]
Similar Government Grants
U.S. Mission Iraq PD Small Grants Program
Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF)
Women and Technology initiative
English Access Micro-Scholarship Program for Iraq
English Access Microscholarship Program for Halabja
Establishing Iraq Advising Network
Public Diplomacy Grants Program
Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program for High School Students
More Grants from the US Mission to Jerusalem
Social Entrepreneurship Program (SEP)
Gaza Private Sector Initiative
Promoting market-driven skills for Palestinian university graduates
U.S. Public Diplomacy Palestinian Peacebuilding Program
FY22 American English and Culture Conversation for Adults Initiative (aka: FY22 Access for... is not endorsed by, or affiliated with, any government agency. Copyright ©2007-2024