U.S. Embassy San Jose PD Annual Program Statement

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U.S. Embassy San Jose PD Annual Program Statement: Proposals should be submitted only to: [email protected] Purpose of Small Grants: PD San Jose invites proposals for programs that strengthen people-to-people ties between the U.S. and Costa Rica through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must include an U.S. 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. Target Audiences in Costa Rica: Women and girls; Migrant populations; Afro-descendant populations; Indigenous communities; Youth from underserved communities; Rural and semi-rural populations outside the San Jose metropolitan area; NGOs and think tanks; National and regional media; Cultural and educational leaders; Next generation leaders (e.g., innovators, digital influencers, university campus leaders) Activities that may be funded include, but are not limited to: Public-facing programs that include U.S. subject matter experts conducting speaking tours/public talks, roundtable discussions, workshops, etc; Academic and professional lectures and seminars; Skills building and education programs that help young people learn technology-based job skills; Professional and academic exchanges and programs; Artistic and cultural workshops, joint performances, and exhibitions; Development of initiatives aimed at maintaining contacts with alumni of our exchange programs. COVID-19 Special Announcement to All Potential Applicants: In light of the restrictive travel and public gathering environments caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Embassy in San Jose expects interested applicants to submit proposals that include a virtual programming option. Depending upon the public health restrictions in force at the time the program takes place, applicants should have plans to execute in-person, hybrid, or virtual programming in compliance with COVID health and safety guidelines issued by the Government of Costa Rica. Please reflect these options in the budget submitted. As always, submitted budgets are subject to negotiation and approval by the Grants Officer before finalizing any grant award. Other Eligibility Requirements: All organizations are required to register for identification codes with DUNS, NCAGE, and SAM. (Note: This requirement does NOT apply to individuals.) The codes are free of charge. To register: Step 1: Apply for a DUNS number and an NCAGE number (these can be completed simultaneously) DUNS application: Organizations must have a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number from Dun & Bradstreet, if your organization does not have one already, you may obtain one by calling 1-866-705-5711 or visiting http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform/displayHomePage.do;jsessionid=81407B1F03F2BDB123DD47D19158B75F. http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform NCAGE application: https://eportal.nspa.nato.int/AC135Public/scage/CageList.aspx Instructions for the NCAGE application process: https://eportal.nspa.nato.int/AC135Public/Docs/US%20Instructions%20for%20NSPA%20NCAGE.pdf For help from within the U.S., call 1-888-227-2423 For help from outside the U.S., call 1-269-961-7766 Email [email protected] for any problems in getting an NCAGE code. Step 2: After receiving the NCAGE Code, proceed to register in SAM by logging onto: https://www.sam.gov. SAM registration must be renewed annually. *Important note: DUNS will be retired in April 2022. It will be replaced by UEI which will be assigned by sam.gov. UEIs are being given to organizations who register/renew this year.
Federal Grant Title: U.S. Embassy San Jose PD Annual Program Statement
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Costa Rica (DOS-CRI)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Other
Funding Opportunity Number: PD-001-FY2022
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.040
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: July 15th, 2022
Original Application Deadline: July 15th, 2022
Posted Date: February 1st, 2022
Creation Date: February 1st, 2022
Archive Date: August 14th, 2022
Total Program Funding: $150,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: February 14th, 2022
Category Explanation
English, STEAM, Entrepreneurship, Media, Climate Improving the skills of English language teachers and empowering young English learners by increasing their exposure to educational opportunities, particularly among the underserved audiences described below. Projects should demonstrate coordination with the Ministry of Education. Encouraging girls to enter Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) careers and improving the skills of STEAM teachers in order to increase the quality of, and access to, STEAM education for girls at the elementary and secondary education levels. Projects should demonstrate coordination with the Ministry of Education. Promoting entrepreneurship and knowledge of basic skills to increase business development among small and medium-sized businesses, particularly among the underserved populations described below. Media-related projects to support freedom of the press, counter disinformation, and/or improve media literacy in Costa Rica, or leverage Costa Rican journalists’ expertise to support these lines of effort in the region. Proposals with a regional element should demonstrate a clear nexus to Costa Rica Advancing climate action, including engaging U.S. and Costa Rican experts to raise awareness, increase environmental justice, and encourage eco-friendly entrepreneurial initiatives.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Proposals should be submitted only to: [email protected] The Public Diplomacy Section will consider applications from the U.S. and Costa Rica. Individuals and registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks, and civil society/non-governmental organizations with relevant programming experience are encouraged to apply. For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply. Note: U.S. and Costa Rican NGOs and individuals may apply, but preference (through merit review) will be given to Costa Rican NGOs or partnerships that develop capacity with Costa Rican NGOs. Third country organizations and individuals are not eligible. 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.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
US Embassy in Costa Rica
Grant Announcement Contact
Phone 50625192212
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