STEAM and Environment Summer Camp

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STEAM and Environment Summer Camp: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATEWHA / U. S. EMBASSY NASSAUNotice of Funding OpportunityFunding Opportunity Title: STEAM and Environment Summer CampFunding Opportunity Number: SBF50021GR3004Deadline for Applications: August 31, 2021Assistance Listing Number: 19.040Total Amount Available: $10,000PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONThe U.S. Embassy Nassau / Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs of the U.S. Department ofState announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out aprogram to promote Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) andEnvironmental Education for at-risk Youth in the Bahamas. Please follow all instructions below.Program Objectives:In his inaugural address, President Biden stated, “We will repair our alliances and engage withthe world once again. Not to meet yesterday's challenges, but today's and tomorrow's. We willlead not merely by the example of our power but by the power of our example.”The U. S. Department of State is working with international organizations, civil society, andother governments to support policies and programs that conserve and restore forests; promotesustainable agriculture and fisheries; stop illegal logging, mining, and fishing; and combatwildlife trafficking and marine plastic pollution. These policies and programs help preserve theplanet's natural beauty and provide economic benefits for generations to come.Additionally, the U. S. Department of State executes public diplomacy programs that promotethe value of science to the general public. It also implements capacity-building programs thattrain young men and women to become science and technology entrepreneurs, strengtheninginnovation ecosystems globally. The Department's efforts contribute to scientific enterprises thathasten economic growth and advance U.S. foreign policy priorities.The U. S. Embassy Nassau supports programs which empower youth and develop the cutting edgeskills essential to an efficient and capable workforce. As a result of these priorities listedabove, the objective of the STEAM and Environment Summer Camp Federal Assistance Award(Grant) is to empower and educate underserved Bahamian Youth to join the fight against climatechange and protect their natural environment by teaching them valuable STEAM skills.The recipient will develop a summer camp program for underserved youth (age 10-18) thatempowers young Bahamians to create solutions to the climate change challenge through STEAMinitiatives. The four goals of the STEAM and Environment Summer Camp are:1. Foster the positive development and education of at-risk youth through exposure toSTEAM in support of environmental conservation and sustainability.2. Inspire and empower youth to think, design, experiment and create skills and interest forenvironmental and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) careers.3. Encourage youth to pursue and create their own solutions to combating the climatechange at the local level within their communities.4. To promote environmental and STEAM entrepreneurship among Bahamian Youth.The selected recipient will develop a curriculum and execute a Summer Camp for at-riskBahamian Youth focused on developing solutions to combat Climate Change in theircommunities utilizing STEAM and Entrepreneurship.The camp activities must occur during the summer of 2021 and follow COVID-19 protocols toensure the safety of all participants. The funding provided for the award should cover allprogrammatic expenses including stipends, equipment, materials and food for all participants.Cost sharing and/or matching by partnering with other organizations to execute the program isrecommended but not required. Applications will be awarded additional points in the review andscoring process for partnering with other organizations for some aspect of the program. As aresult of participating in this program, all youth should gain a greater appreciation for theenvironment, for their role in combatting climate change, and for STEAM careers.The proposed program should include a group community service project for all participants atthe end of the program; the community service project should be focused on environmentalconservation or sustainability, and the role of STEAM in combatting climate change.Participants and Audiences:The Participant profile for this program is at-risk Bahamian youth ages 10 – 18.
Federal Grant Title: STEAM and Environment Summer Camp
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to the Bahamas (DOS-BHS)
Grant Categories: Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Other
Funding Opportunity Number: SBF50021GR3004
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.040
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 31st, 2021
Original Application Deadline: August 31st, 2021
Posted Date: August 30th, 2021
Creation Date: August 30th, 2021
Archive Date: September 30th, 2021
Total Program Funding: $10,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: August 30th, 2021
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
Grant Announcement Contact
Chanelle E Clare
Grants Officer Representative
Phone 1-242-424-5745
[email protected]
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