U.S. Embassy Mbabane Public Affairs Section Annual Program Statement

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U.S. Embassy Mbabane Public Affairs Section Annual Program Statement: The Public Affairs Section (PAS) Mbabane invites proposals for programs that provide Swati audiences with current, accurate information and opportunities for increased understanding of U.S. policies, government, society, history, and culture. 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. Eligible U.S. or Swati citizens and non-profit organizations are invited to propose projects up to $15,000 that include an American component, and promote one or more of the goals outlined below. Project activities must take place in Eswatini and must be completed within 18 months. GOALS: Through the FY2021 Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program, PAS aims to: 1. Promote prosperity and good governance; 2. Advance public health, human rights, and dignity; 3. Counter transnational threats and foster American security. OBJECTIVES: Entrepreneurship & Economic Growth A continuum of activities that support innovation and entrepreneurship, in particular startups in the social entrepreneurship space that are sustainable and contribute to job creation; activities that encourage trade and investment and other partner relationships between entities in the United States and Eswatini to promote economic growth and prosperity. Education Activities that promote quality higher education, collaboration between U.S. and Eswatini higher educational institutions, skills training, leadership and soft skills development, workforce and technical skills development, sharing of common values and inspiration, Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM), and general awareness of international standards and trends in education. Good Governance / Citizen Participation in Democracy Activities aimed at promoting accountability, transparency, efficiency, and effectiveness in local, municipal, provincial, and national governments; freedom of speech; a free and responsible media, voter participation, and civic responsibility. Human Rights and Dignity Activities that encourage women's empowerment and gender equality, respect for underserved and underrepresented individuals, empower marginalized and disadvantaged communities, and encourage social inclusion, access to resources, and fundamental human rights for all.
Federal Grant Title: U.S. Embassy Mbabane Public Affairs Section Annual Program Statement
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Eswatini (DOS-SWZ)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: AFMBA-FY21-01
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.040
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: September 30th, 2021
Original Application Deadline: September 30th, 2021
Posted Date: March 17th, 2021
Creation Date: March 17th, 2021
Archive Date: April 19th, 2024
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $15,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,500
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 21st, 2022
Category Explanation
Public Diplomacy
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
• Applicants must be Emaswati or currently residing in Eswatini. • The programs must take place in and be focused on Eswatini. • Applications are encouraged from all sectors. • Applicants are only allowed to submit one proposal per organization/individual. • All organizations must have a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number from Dun & Bradstreet, as well as a valid registration on www.SAM.gov. • The following entities are eligible to apply: • Individuals • Registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience • Non-profit or governmental educational institutions • Governmental institutions.(For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply).
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