Administrative Support: Mobile American Space
ID: 354924Type: Posted


U.S. Mission to Sri Lanka (DOS-LKA)

Award Range

$75K - $100K

Eligible Applicants


Funding Category


Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category


Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

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    Forecast Posted Not available
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    Forecast Due Not available
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    Posted Jun 24, 2024 12:00 AM
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    Due Jul 26, 2024 12:00 AM

The U.S. Mission to Sri Lanka is seeking administrative support for a Mobile American Space. This service aims to reach youth audiences in areas beyond the Western Province and other established American Corners. The Mobile American Space will foster connections that bolster civil society and free and independent media, promoting democratic governance and respect for human rights among the Sri Lankan public. The service will offer programs such as English language support, public speaking, entrepreneurial skills, leadership skills, and access to resources regularly available in American Spaces. The Mobile American Space is expected to deliver in-person programs in a minimum of 10 districts over a 30-month period, reaching over 7,000 young Sri Lankans. For more information, visit the US Embassy Sri Lanka grant opportunities webpage.

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