Lower Mekong Initiative Grant Opportunity

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Lower Mekong Initiative Grant Opportunity: The U.S. Embassy Bangkok announces a competition for organizations in the Lower Mekong area (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam) interested in projects that fall under one of the Lower Mekong Initiative’s (LMI) six pillars: Agriculture and Food Security, Connectivity, Education, Energy Security, Environment and Water, Health, or the cross-cutting areas of the nexus of water, energy, and food security development challenges and gender equality and women’s empowerment. Programs must work toward the goal of equitable, sustainable, and inclusive growth among the five LMI partner countries by collaboratively addressing regional trans-boundary development and policy challenges. Grant proposals may be in various sizes and should involve work with more than one LMI country. Grants should be between $5,000 and $50,000 but larger request will be considered. Proposals in which a foreign government (including regional, municipal, or other local-level government) is a grantee or intended beneficiary of the award will not be considered.
The application for this grant is available in an Word document. For any questions about this funding opportunity, please contact the Regional Environment Office in Bangkok by email at REOBangkok@state.gov. Please complete the application form and SF424 package, and submit your application to REOBangkok@state.gov no later than May 11, 2016.
Federal Grant Title: Lower Mekong Initiative Grant Opportunity
Federal Agency Name: Department of State
Grant Categories: Agriculture Disaster Prevention and Relief Education Energy Environment Food and Nutrition Health Natural Resources Regional Development Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Other
Funding Opportunity Number: 2015-LMI-05112016
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 320803
CFDA Descriptions: East Asia and Pacific Grants Program
Current Application Deadline: May 11, 2016
Original Application Deadline: May 11, 2016
Posted Date: Apr 8, 2016
Creation Date: Apr 7, 2016
Archive Date: Jun 10, 2016
Total Program Funding: $200,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Expected Number of Awards: 6
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
Tahra Vose Regional Environment Officer Phone 66-2-205-4712
work email

Department of State 703-516-1989
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