Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) - American Corner Kandy

The summary for the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) - American Corner Kandy 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 Department of State, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) - American Corner Kandy: Category 2: $4000 – $10,000: To conduct extended training for a diverse audience for 6-12 months full-time classes or workshops on one of the key development programs above. Recommended for organizations with substantial experience working in the subject matter and with past successful projects with the U.S. Embassy or American Corners. Programs can include workshops bringing international expertise, and other relevant projects.
Federal Grant Title: Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) - American Corner Kandy
Federal Agency Name: Department of State
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-COL-005-KANDY
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 323731
CFDA Descriptions: Public Diplomacy Programs
Current Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Jul 7, 2016
Posted Date: Jun 8, 2016
Creation Date: Jun 8, 2016
Archive Date: Jul 8, 2016
Total Program Funding: $10,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $4,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Category Explanation
The American Center welcomes grant applications for extended training courses and programs at the American Corner in Kandy linking with other areas of the country. The programs will develop interactive training classes to develop skills in Youth Leadership, Public Speaking, English Education, STEM Skills (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), Makerspace, Arts & Culture, Entrepreneurship, among others. These programs will promote ethnic/religious reconciliation and gender equality, provide sustainable economic growth through entrepreneurship and job skills training, foster media freedoms and promote transparency, and strengthen environmental protection.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Grant proposals will be accepted from not-for-profit, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions in three primary categories based on funding levels. Successful proposals will impact one of the issues highlighted above. In evaluating proposals, emphasis will be placed on the size of the budget, experience of the grantee on implementing interactive programs, and diversity of audiences affected by the program. Organizations should have at least two years of programming experience that should be documented in the proposal. A copy of the organization’s registration certificate should be provided with the proposal application.Program locations should primarily include Kandy and Jaffna and can cover other areas such as Southern, Eastern and Central regions of the country including Colombo. This is category 2.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) - American Corner Kandy
Grant Announcement Contact
Grant Applications Manager
“PAS-COL-005-KANDY - American Corner Kandy Grant Proposal”

Department of State 703-516-1989
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