Opportunity S-LMAQM-10-RFA-001

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Opportunity S-LMAQM-10-RFA-001: The Department of State's Cultural Division (ECA/PE/C/CU) is pleased to announce an open competition for grants through this Request for Proposals (RFP). ECA/PE/C/CU requests proposals from U.S. based non profit organizations including museums, galleries, visual and design arts centers and schools of design and architecture to organize the official U.S. presentation at the 2010 Venice Biennale of Architecture, August 29 through November 21, 2010, Venice, Italy. The Venice Biennale will present the 12th International Architecture Exhibition beginning August 29, 2010. The Architecture exhibition is a showcase for leading ideas in contemporary architecture and planning through national representations. A three-day preview/Inauguration of the exhibition will be held August 26-28, 2010. Pending availability of funds, the State Department will make up to $100,000 available for all aspects of the exhibition including development, preparation, travel of curators and key participants, production, installation, and the return or onward shipping of the exhibition at the Biennale's end. The Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice will provide the staffing, maintenance, and operations of the U.S. Pavilion during installation, and for the approximate two month period of the exhibition. In cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in Rome, additional funds may be available for public programs organized by the curators. Any funds for public programs will be provided directly to the U.S. Embassy.Overall grant making authority for this program is contained in the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961, Public Law 87-256, as amended, also known as the Fulbright-Hays Act. The purpose of the Act is "to enable the Government of the United States to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries...; to strengthen the ties which unite us with other nations by demonstrating the educational and cultural interests, developments, and achievements of the people of the United States and other nations...and thus to assist in the development of friendly, sympathetic and peaceful relations between the United States and the other countries of the world."
Federal Grant Title: Opportunity S-LMAQM-10-RFA-001
Federal Agency Name: Department of State
Grant Categories: Arts
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: S-LMAQM-10-RFA-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 00.000
CFDA Descriptions: Not Elsewhere Classified
Current Application Deadline: Feb 05, 2010
Original Application Deadline: Feb 05, 2010
Posted Date: Dec 01, 2009
Creation Date: Dec 08, 2009
Archive Date: Mar 07, 2010
Total Program Funding: $100,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
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 - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligibility is limited to not-for-profit organizations subject to 501 (c) (3) of the tax code. Eligible applicants are curators at U.S. non profit organizations including museums, galleries, visual and design arts centers and schools of design and architecture. Independent curators wishing to apply must seek affiliation with a non-profit institution to take on the responsibility of fiscal management for the project. Participating curators and proposed designers must be U.S. citizens or have permanent resident status in the U.S. Architects/artists/designers whose work is proposed for representation must be U.S. citizens.
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