CARSI Small Grants Program: Panama Forward Fund

The summary for the CARSI Small Grants Program: Panama Forward Fund 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 Panama, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
CARSI Small Grants Program: Panama Forward Fund: The U.S. Embassy Panama announces a Notification of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to promote democratic institutions, accountability, and good governance in Panama with up to $750,000 in Fiscal Year 2018 Economic Support Funds for a project period between 18-24 months. The anticipated start date for this activity is September 30, 2019. The U.S. Embassy Panama anticipates funding a minimum of one award and a maximum of five awards as a result of this NOFO. The focus for this funding opportunity is on democracy, accountability, and governance. Successful proposals will develop projects aimed at: 1) supporting a competent and independent civil service within the Panamanian government; 2) promoting government accountability in handling public resources and increasing revenues; 3) promoting Panamanian civil society to keep the government accountable; and 4) strengthening the rule of law within the Panamanian judicial sector. Funding awarded under this NOFO cannot be used for law enforcement or to train members of law enforcement. Projects may focus on one or more of the objectives and must fulfill at least one sub-objective of the corresponding objectives outlined in Section I, Project Description, herein. U.S. Embassy Panama reserves the right to fund any or none of the applications submitted and will determine the resulting level of funding for the award. The authority for this NOFO is found in the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended. Eligible organizations interested in submitting an application are encouraged to read this NOFO thoroughly to understand the type of project sought and the application submission requirements and evaluation process. For further information, please contact:
Federal Grant Title: CARSI Small Grants Program: Panama Forward Fund
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Panama (DOS-PAN)
Grant Categories: Community Development Education Law Justice and Legal Services Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: S-PM070-19-GR-501
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.750
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: June 4th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: June 4th, 2019
Posted Date: April 5th, 2019
Creation Date: April 5th, 2019
Archive Date: July 4th, 2019
Total Program Funding: $750,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $750,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Expected Number of Awards: 3
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: April 4th, 2019
Category Explanation
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 - Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
U.S. Non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, overseas-based non-profit organizations, institutions of higher education, and public international organizations
Link to Full Grant Announcement
U.S. Embassy Panama CARSI webpage
Grant Announcement Contact
Peter Hamm – Foreign Assistance Coordinator
Rachael Engle – Grants Coordinator
Grants Email
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