Strengthening Governance, Transparency, and Accountability in Panama

The summary for the Strengthening Governance, Transparency, and Accountability in Panama 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 US Mission to Panama, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Strengthening Governance, Transparency, and Accountability in Panama: The U.S. Embassy in Panama City announces a Notification of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to promote democratic institutions, accountability, and good governance in Panama with up to $1,000,000 in Fiscal Year 2022 Economic Support Funds (ESF) for a project period between 18-24 months. The anticipated start date for this activity is September 30, 2023. The U.S. Embassy Panama anticipates funding a minimum of two awards and a maximum of four awards based on this NOFO. The NOFO and submitted proposals should focus on Pillar II of the Root Causes Strategy (RCS): Combating corruption, strengthening democratic governance, and advancing the rule of law. Successful proposals will develop projects aimed at: 1) promoting transparency and anti-corruption; 2) strengthening democratic institutions to improve governance and rule of law; and 3) supporting efficient management of government resources. Funding awarded under this NOFO cannot be used for law enforcement, to train members of law enforcement, or to provide social services. Projects may focus on one or more of the objectives and must fulfill at least one sub-objective of the corresponding objectives outlined in Section I, Project Description, herein. U.S. Embassy Panama City reserves the right to fund any or none of the applications submitted and will determine the resulting level of funding for the award. The authority for this NOFO is found in the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended. Eligible organizations that are interested in submitting an application are encouraged to read this NOFO thoroughly to understand the type of project sought and the application submission requirements and evaluation process. Eligible Entities: Applicants who are eligible to apply are U.S. and overseas-based Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Public International Organizations (PIOs), Educational Institutions, and other qualified organizations that can respond to the NOFO and be able to mobilize in a short period of time. A consortium of organizations can apply together if there is one lead organization submitting the proposal. U.S. and overseas-based Non-Governmental Organizations, and International Organizations are strongly encouraged to apply with a Panamanian NGO sub-grantee. All organizations must have: Active registration on Application package must contain: Cover Sheet Table of Contents Executive Summary Proposal Narrative Budget Narrative Detailed Line-Item Budget Completed and signed SF-424, SF-424A. SF-424B; submitted through Additional attachments: Organizational Capability; PMP; Resumes of Key Persons; Proof of Organization's Legal Status; Letter of Support from Government agency(ies) that has agreed to be a project partner Required application forms and templates are available under the Related Documents tab on this website. Submission Deadline: Applications for consideration must be submitted by Friday, May 10, 2023 11:59PM EDT (10:59PM in Panama). For further information, please contact: [email protected]
Federal Grant Title: Strengthening Governance, Transparency, and Accountability in Panama
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Panama (DOS-PAN)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: S-PM070-23-GR-501
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.750
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 10th, 2023
Original Application Deadline: May 10th, 2023
Posted Date: March 9th, 2023
Creation Date: March 9th, 2023
Archive Date: June 9th, 2023
Total Program Funding: $1,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $250,000
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 15th, 2023
Category Explanation
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
U.S. Non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, overseas-based NGOs, institutions of higher education, and public international organizations(PIOs); Panama NGOs are strongly encouraged to apply.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
US Embassy Panama Funding Opportunities Webpage
Grant Announcement Contact
If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact: Jake Moriarty, Grants Officer
Phone: 00-507-317-5409
U.S. Embassy Panama Funding Opportunities Email
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