Entrepreneurship Programs

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Entrepreneurship Programs: The U.S. Embassy is seeking program proposals between 12-24 months to foster a culture of entrepreneurship in Pakistan and to connect U.S. and Pakistani entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship can create jobs, boost incomes, spur innovation, and expand economic opportunity. Proposals would provide training and mentoring to current and potential entrepreneurs, share and institutionalize lessons learned from successful entrepreneurs, and highlight and connect successful U.S. and Pakistani entrepreneurs. Programs Goals: 1. Foster Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Create programs committed to promoting entrepreneurship and innovation, with an emphasis on scalable, high-growth potential startup ventures, which help contribute to job creation and economic growth in Pakistan. 2. Increase People-to-People Ties Between the United States and Pakistan: Proposals should develop stronger ties between the people of the United States and Pakistan, through shared information, experiences, exchanges, and expertise. 3. Strengthen Local Capacity: Proposals should help organizations pilot programs; expand and replicate entrepreneurial activities and programs that will catalyze the growth of successful businesses, industries, and communities; enhance intellectual property rights; encourage academic and business sector reforms; and increase trade and knowledge of how to access both local and international markets.
Federal Grant Title: Entrepreneurship Programs
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Pakistan
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SCAISB-14-AW-004-SCA-011314
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement, Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.501
CFDA Descriptions: Public Diplomacy Programs for Afghanistan and Pakistan
Current Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2014
Original Application Deadline: Apr 1, 2014
Posted Date: Jan 13, 2014
Creation Date: Jan 13, 2014
Archive Date: May 1, 2014
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
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 U.S. Embassy Islamabad Public Affairs Section encourages applications from U.S. and Pakistani registered not-for-profit, civil society/non-governmental organizations, and educational institutions with at least two years of programming experience. This experience should be documented in the organization’s proposal.
Grant Announcement Contact
Katherine Malarkey, Grants Manager, Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy Islamabad
Inquiries and submissions

U.S. Mission to Pakistan 703-875-5117
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