Strengthening ties between the U.S. and Cyprus

The summary for the Strengthening ties between the U.S. and Cyprus 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 Cyprus, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Strengthening ties between the U.S. and Cyprus: The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the Embassy of the United States of America to the Republic of Cyprus is pleased to announce an open competition for Federal Awards (Grants) through the Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program, aiming to support the strengthening of ties and advancing relations between the U.S. and Cyprus. This notice is an Annual Program Statement, outlining the Embassy's funding priorities, strategic goals, and procedures for submitting funding proposals. Please visit and review the complete announcement instructions and eligibility requirements before submitting an application.
Federal Grant Title: Strengthening ties between the U.S. and Cyprus
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Cyprus (DOS-CYP)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Other
Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-CY600-FY22-0002
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.040
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 22nd, 2022
Original Application Deadline: August 22nd, 2022
Posted Date: August 12th, 2022
Creation Date: August 12th, 2022
Archive Date: September 21st, 2022
Total Program Funding: $60,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $15,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $2,000
Expected Number of Awards: 6
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: August 12th, 2022
Category Explanation
Priority Program Areas: To achieve the objective of the Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program, grant proposals that advance the following themes will be considered: - Bicommunal engagement activities: Projects promoting interaction of Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot youth and young professionals to facilitate ties, increase tolerance, and counter hate; - Support of global governance, social inclusion and human rights: Projects fortifying democratic processes, addressing transnational issues such as climate change, supporting human rights, migrants, and anti-trafficking projects, promoting and safeguarding equal rights and opportunities for LGBTQI+ individuals, people with disabilities, ethnic and religious communities, and racial minorities; - Support economic diversification efforts: Projects enhancing business and entrepreneurial skills using U.S. models, creating new U.S.-Cyprus partnerships and opportunities for start-up companies, supporting social impact investment, and empowering women and young entrepreneurs; - Countering disinformation, enhancing digital literacy, supporting excellence in journalism: Projects supporting investigative journalism and/or strengthening media and civil society’s ability to counter disinformation; - Academic collaboration: Promoting and facilitating linkages between U.S. and Cypriot educational institutions; - Cultural exchanges: Promoting the exchange of culture between the United States and Cyprus; - English language proficiency: Supporting English language teaching and learning among students and professionals; - Science and technology cooperation: Enhancing cooperation in climate/environment, science, and STEM/STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) programs, especially for women and youth.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Participants and Audiences: The Public Affairs Section will give consideration to the full range and diversity of U.S. and Cypriot non-profit organizations. For-profit institutions, such as those registered as commercial and/or private businesses, are not eligible to receive funding. Priority will be given to: - U.S. and Cypriot individuals and institutions with a proven track record of executing events exchanges, and programs; - Proposals that demonstrate the long-term sustainability of the project and/or outcomes. - Proposals that address gender parity among participants/target audiences and include engagement with underserved communities (including, but not limited to, immigrants, LGBTQI+ individuals, people with disabilities. Categories that are not eligible for funding under this NOFO: - Charitable or development activities; - Construction programs; - Programs that support specific religious activities; - Fundraising campaigns; - Lobbying for specific legislation or programs - Scientific research; - Programs intended primarily for the growth or institutional development of an organization, social welfare projects, acts of charity, or international development projects; - Investments primarily benefiting only one or a small number of businesses or individuals; - Scholarships for the study of English outside specific Department of State programs; - Exchange programs with countries other than the U.S. and Cyprus; and - Programs that duplicate existing programs. Authorizing legislation, type, and year of funding: Funding authority rests in the Smith-Mundt. Source of funding is FY2022 Public Diplomacy Funding.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Read the full announcement on U.S. Embassy Cyprus Grants page
Grant Announcement Contact
U.S. Embassy Cyprus
tel. +(357)-22393939
Grants information - U.S. Embassy Cyprus
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