FY 2024 Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Program

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FY 2024 Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Program: The Office of English Language Programs (ECA/A/L) of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces an open competition for the FY 2024 Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Program, which offers foreign English teaching professionals and language learners the opportunity for professional development through high-quality, accessible, and openly licensed virtual resources, including online English language teacher development courses, online English language learning courses, virtual exchanges, webinars, an alumni community of practice (CoP), multiple social media channels, and other types of engaging and innovative online learning. In cooperation with ECA/A/L, the award recipient will manage the selection, development, and delivery of appropriate online TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) learning courses which will be offered to English language educators or learners on an easily accessible online learning management system (LMS). Courses, webinars, and other virtual programming may be offered globally, regionally, or to specific countries at the request of U.S. embassies. Courses and exchanges are developed by U.S. academic institutions, educational NGOs, or TESOL professional associations, while webinars and other social media programming are developed by U.S.-based TESOL professionals. All content produced for this program should be accessible according to Section 508 compliance standards, openly licensed with a Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) License, and follow best practices for diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA). ECA/A/L anticipates an unlimited number of English language professionals, educators, and learners will benefit from the openly licensed virtual programming, webinars, massive open online courses (MOOCs), and content developed under this award. U.S. public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code, Section 26 U.S.C 501 (c) (3) may submit proposals to administer and manage the FY 2024 OPEN Program.    It is ECA/A/L’s intent to award one cooperative agreement in the amount of $6,000,000, pending the availability of FY 2024 funds, to an applicant that has the ability to achieve these objectives and provide the necessary infrastructure and experience. ECA/A/L reserves the right to reduce, revise, or increase proposal budgets and participant numbers in accordance with the needs of the program and the availability of funds. Please see the full announcement for additional information.
Federal Grant Title: FY 2024 Online Professional English Network (OPEN) Program
Federal Agency Name: Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs (DOS-ECA)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SFOP0010309
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.421
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 30th, 2024
Original Application Deadline: May 30th, 2024
Posted Date: May 8th, 2024
Creation Date: May 8th, 2024
Archive Date: June 29th, 2024
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $6,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,800,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: May 8th, 2024
Category Explanation
Please see full announcement.
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 - Private institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Please see full announcement.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Organizational Funding Opportunities
Grant Announcement Contact
Hans Posey
[email protected]
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