Travel Facilitation

The summary for the Travel Facilitation 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 Afghanistan, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Travel Facilitation: The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan invites all eligible organizations (see Section IV for Eligibility Requirements) to submit a proposal for an assistance award to provide administrative services for PAS travel/exchange programs. Public and private non-profit organizations or consortia of eligible organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3) may submit proposals to cooperate with the PAS in the administration and implementation of the following program components: 1) Supporting U.S. and internationally-based Subject Mater Experts (SME) visiting Afghanistan to participate in PAS programs, 2) Supporting U.S.-based and internationally-based Subject Mater Experts (SME) as they travel around Afghanistan to participate in PAS programing, and 3) Supporting Afghan program participants as they travel within Afghanistan and/or abroad, either to the U.S. or to other countries. A successful proposal will demonstrate past performance providing exchange/travel facilitation services in Afghanistan, the United States, and other countries.
Federal Grant Title: Travel Facilitation
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Afghanistan
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SCAKAB-13-CA-031-SCA-06272013
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.501
CFDA Descriptions: Public Diplomacy Programs for Afghanistan and Pakistan
Current Application Deadline: Jul 27, 2013
Original Application Deadline: Jul 27, 2013
Posted Date: Jun 27, 2013
Creation Date: Jun 27, 2013
Archive Date: Aug 26, 2013
Total Program Funding: $750,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $750,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Administrative services for public diplomacy activities
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligibility is open to all U.S., Afghan, and international nonprofit with direct experience in travel facilitation and a proven track record of success implementing projects in Afghanistan. Organizations must demonstrate current country registration license (when applicable), competent programmatic ability and be able to meet reporting requirements. Non-Afghan organizations or companies are required to partner with an Afghan organization or company.
Grant Announcement Contact
Pedro Palugyai, Grants Manager, Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan

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