U.S. Embassy Nouakchott Public Diplomacy Section: Annual Program Statement

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U.S. Embassy Nouakchott Public Diplomacy Section: Annual Program Statement: Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy Nouakchott Public Diplomacy Section: Annual Program Statement Funding Opportunity Number: PDS-Nouakchott-APS-FY-2023 Deadline for Applications: March 24, 2023, at 12:00 noon UTC/GMT. Applications for programs are accepted on a rolling basis. Assistance Listing Number: 19.040 – Public Diplomacy Programs Estimated Total Amount Available: $300,000 Maximum for Each Award: $150,000 Requests for funding above this amount will not be considered. Minimum for Each Award: $30,000 A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy Nouakchott Public Diplomacy Section (PDS) of the U.S. Department of State announces a request for Full proposal from organizations interested in applying for funding for program proposals that strengthen ties between the United States and Mauritania through cultural, educational and exchange programming that highlight shared values and promote bilateral cooperation. PDS invites organizations interested in potential funding to submit an application outlining program concepts that reflect this goal. Please carefully follow all instructions below. Applicants must submit a full proposal, which is a concise, 8–12-page proposal designed to clearly communicate a program idea and its objectives with the development of a full proposal application. Upon review of eligible applications, PDS will invite selected applicants to be in touch with PDS team for award procedures. Purpose: PDS Nouakchott invites full proposals for programs that strengthen education, entrepreneurship, cultural and environmental ties between the U.S. and Mauritania through 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 PDS-funded programs include, but are not limited to: · U.S. experts conducting lectures, seminars, or speaking tours · Artistic and cultural workshops, joint performances, and exhibitions · Cultural heritage conservation and preservation programs · Professional and academic exchanges and programs · Libraries, community centers, or other institutions that are interested in becoming an American Space · Programs developed by an alumnus/a of a U.S. sponsored or supported educational or professional exchange program · Projects to promote English language teaching skills or widen access to books and other sources of information about the United States This notice is subject to availability of funding. Priority Program Areas: Proposals should be related to one or more of the following U.S. Embassy priority program areas: Strengthened Security for Americans and Mauritanians Example projects under this program area could focus on: Crime and safety awareness Countering Violent Extremism Increased Opportunity and Reduced Poverty Example projects under this program area could focus on: Entrepreneurship Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Environmental protection Promoting an Inclusive Society Example projects under this program area could focus on: Promoting social inclusion Reducing discrimination in all its forms Advocacy for inclusive national identity Cross-Cultural dialogue and understanding Human rights Cultural and ethnic diversity Participants and Audiences: The target audiences should be youth, women, culturally/ethnically diverse communities, and/or marginalized groups. The following types of programs are among those not eligible for funding: Programs relating to partisan political activity. Charitable or development activities Construction programs Programs that support specific religious activities Fund-raising campaigns Lobbying for specific legislation or programs Scientific research Programs intended primarily for the growth or institutional development of the organization. Programs that are not Mauritania-specific Programs submitted on behalf of individuals. Programs that duplicate existing programs C. ELIGILIBITY INFORMATION Eligible Applicants The Public Affairs Section encourages applications from the United States and Mauritania, including from: Registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience. Educational institutions Non-profit or governmental educational institutions For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply. Cost Sharing or Matching Cost sharing is not required. When cost sharing is offered, it is understood and agreed that the applicant must provide the amount of cost sharing as stipulated in its proposal. Other Eligibility Requirements Applicants are only allowed to submit one proposal per organization. If more than one proposal is submitted from an organization, all proposals from that institution will be considered ineligible for funding. D. APPLICATION AND SUBMISSION INFORMATION 1. Application Package The U.S. Embassy Nouakchott Public Affairs Section will accept proposals until March 24, 2023, at 12:00 noon UTC/GMT. A grant committee composed of U.S. Embassy employees will review eligible applications. The review and selection process may take up to about six weeks from the deadline of the proposal submission. All application materials must be submitted by email to [email protected]. All proposals should ensure that the following requirements are met. Please follow all instructions below carefully. proposals that do not meet the requirements of this announcement or fail to comply with the stated requirements will be ineligible. 2. Content and Form of Application Submission Please ensure: The proposal clearly addresses a project description summarizing goals, objectives outcomes, performance indicators, beneficiaries, and proposed timeline. A clear statement of the applicant's organizational capacity to carry out the proposed activity and manage U.S. Government funds. All documents are in English. All budgets are in U.S. dollars. All Microsoft Word documents are single-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman font, with a minimum of 1-inch margins. 3. Program Statement (about 8-12 pages in Microsoft Word) that includes: Name of the organization The target country/countries The total amount of funding requested from PDS, total amount of cost-share (if any), and total program amount (PDS funds + cost-share), and program length. A synopsis of the program, including a brief statement on how the program will have a demonstrated impact and engage relevant stakeholders. A concise breakdown explicitly identifying the program's objectives, activities and expected results that contribute to each objective. A brief description of the applicant(s) that demonstrates the applicant's expertise and capacity to implement the program and manage a U.S. government award.
Federal Grant Title: U.S. Embassy Nouakchott Public Diplomacy Section: Annual Program Statement
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Mauritania (DOS-MRT)
Grant Categories: Arts (see "Cultural Affairs" in CFDA) Education Employment Labor and Training Energy Environment Health Humanities (see "Cultural Affairs" in CFDA) Information and Statistics Law Justice and Legal Services Science and Technology Transportation
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: APS-FY-23
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.040
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: March 24th, 2023
Original Application Deadline: March 24th, 2023
Posted Date: January 18th, 2023
Creation Date: January 18th, 2023
Archive Date: April 23rd, 2023
Total Program Funding: $300,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $150,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $30,000
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: January 18th, 2023
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
County governments - City or township governments - Independent school districts - Private institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
Ismaila Kane
Phone 0022236630571
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