U.S. Embassy Freetown PAS Annual Program Statement

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U.S. Embassy Freetown PAS Annual Program Statement: PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The U.S. Embassy Freetown Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. This is an Annual Program Statement, outlining our funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding. Please carefully follow all instructions below.Purpose of Small Grants: PAS Freetown invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and Sierra Leone through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must include an American cultural element, or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.Examples of PAS Small Grants Program programs include, but are not limited to:Academic and professional lectures, seminars and speaker programs;Artistic and cultural workshops, joint performances and exhibitions;Cultural heritage conservation and preservation programs;Professional and academic exchanges and programs;Both virtual and in-person programs will be considered.Priority Program Areas:Journalism and media literacy: Activities that support increased professional capacity for journalists, particularly outside of Freetown, such as programs that develop investigative journalism capabilities, objective and credible reporting, and improve media literacy through connecting local journalists with American experts, organizations or institutionsCivic education: Activities that support involvement of young people in the civic life of their country and building a sense of shared values and responsibilities of citizenship, especially across ethnic, religious, and socio-economic divisions.Green economy and Entrepreneurship: Activities that improve the connections between U.S. and Sierra Leonean businesses, and/or expand economic opportunities, entrepreneurship, and financial independence among women, youth, and underserved populations, particularly programs that promote innovation and economic opportunity related to climate change, and demonstrate how America and Sierra Leone can work together to achieve our climate goals.
Federal Grant Title: U.S. Embassy Freetown PAS Annual Program Statement
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Sierra Leone (DOS-SLE)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-FRE-FY22-01
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.040
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: February 28th, 2022
Original Application Deadline: February 28th, 2022
Posted Date: December 1st, 2021
Creation Date: December 1st, 2021
Archive Date: March 30th, 2022
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $24,999
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Expected Number of Awards: 6
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: December 1st, 2021
Category Explanation
Public Diplomacy
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 - Individuals
Additional Information on Eligibility
The Public Affairs Section encourages applications from U.S. and Sierra Leonean: - Registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience - Individuals - Non-profit or governmental educational institutions - Governmental institutions
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Public Affairs Section
U.S. Embassy Freetown
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