WWII 75th Celebration

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WWII 75th Celebration: The Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs (OASD PA) is announcing the potential availability of funding for the purpose of commemorating the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. As outlined in Public Law 115-433, the Department of Defense is the lead component for the national commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. The objectives of the program are:To thank and honor veterans of World War II, including personnel who were held as prisoners of war or listed as missing in action;To educate the public about the history of World War II and highlight the service of the Armed Forces during World War II and the contributions of Federal agencies and governmental and nongovernmental organizations that served with, or in support of, the Armed Forces;To pay tribute to the contributions made on the home front by the people of the United States during World War II;To recognize the contributions and sacrifices made by the Allies of the United States during World War II;And to remember the Holocaust, the annihilation of 6 million Jews by the Nazi regime, and to pay tribute to the Allied troops who liberated Nazi concentration camps during World War II.All programs and/or initiatives must be dignified and show a sensitivity and appreciation for the solemnity of war and the losses suffered by many. The Government intends to award grants to multiple entities. Awards are anticipated to be made to the Applicant(s) whose proposals contain plans that appropriately fulfil the Government’s program objectives. Proposals must include programs and/or initiatives which fulfill one or more of the above objectives of the program. Proposals that thank and honor veterans of World War II and educate the public on the history of WWII and highlight the service of the Armed Forces are highly encouraged. State and local governments and not-for-profit organizations are encouraged to apply. As outlined in Public Law 115-433, the commemoration program ends on December 31, 2021.
Federal Grant Title: WWII 75th Celebration
Federal Agency Name: Department of Defense (DOD)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Earmark
Funding Opportunity Number: WHS-WWII75
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 12.599
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: July 31st, 2020
Original Application Deadline: July 31st, 2020
Posted Date: June 3rd, 2020
Creation Date: June 3rd, 2020
Archive Date: August 30th, 2020
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: June 10th, 2020
Category Explanation
Funding Opportunity for the end of WWII celebration. Looking for projects to support the objectives of this celebration.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
Kellie Buck
Supervisory Contract Specialist
Phone 703-545-3376
Grant Officer
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