European Green Capital conference 2010

The summary for the European Green Capital conference 2010 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 Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
European Green Capital conference 2010: The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden is pleased to announce an open competition for an assistance award through this Request for Proposals (RFP). U.S. non-profit/non-governmental organizations may submit proposals to organize the participation of a delegation of 10-15 U.S. mayors and/or senior municipal officials in the inaugural European Green Capital conference to take place in Stockholm, Sweden October 20-22, 2010. The conference will gather hundreds of mayors and city officials from throughout Europe to discuss urban sustainability. City of Stockholm officials have extended a special invitation to the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm to include a delegation of U.S. municipal leaders in the event to share experiences and best practices with their European counterparts.PAS will award up to $50,000 for a six-month project to organize and support the participation of a U.S. delegation in the 2010 European Green Capital conference. Grantee responsibilities will include: recruitment of a strong U.S. delegation that represents the diversity of U.S. cities in terms of geographic location, size and inhabitants and that represents the commitment of U.S. cities to sustainability, all travel and accommodation arrangements, scheduling participation of delegation members in conference and associated activities, liaison with conference organizers and U.S. Embassy Stockholm, organizing a pre-briefing for the U.S. delegation on conference activities and expected outcomes, provision of schedules and information packages to U.S. delegation, provision to PAS of a package containing profiles of each U.S. delegation member and cities represented, including information on sustainability efforts in each city. [CLARIFICATION: Grantee is expected to pay all travel, accomodation, and any necessary per diem (does not have to equate to standard USG per diem rate) costs for the U.S. delegation members and any grantee support staff from the provided grant funding.] The grantee should work closely with the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm throughout the grant period.
Federal Grant Title: European Green Capital conference 2010
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs
Grant Categories: Environment
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: S-SW-800-10-GR032-6
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 00.000
CFDA Descriptions: Not Elsewhere Classified
Current Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2010
Original Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2010
Posted Date: May 24, 2010
Creation Date: Jun 14, 2010
Archive Date: Jul 24, 2010
Total Program Funding: $50,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
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
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligibility is limited to U.S. non-profit/non-governmental organizations. Direct funding for non-U.S. entities is not available under this announcement. The Department encourages organizations that have not previously received international program funding from the U.S. Government to apply under this announcement. Applicants must have a demonstrated expertise in organization and administration of participation in international conferences or events by groups from the United States. Expertise and established relationships with U.S. municipalities will be considered favorably. The Grantee is expected to coordinate with the Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden.
Grant Announcement Contact
Christopher Dunnett Public Affairs Officer Phone 4687835435

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