U.S. Embassy Windhoek PDS Annual Program Statement

Active
Yes
Status
Posted
Published Date
January 8th, 2024
Close Date
June 30th, 2024
Total Funding
$50,000.00
Award Ceiling
$10,000.00
Award Floor
$5,000.00
Expected No. Awards
5
Opportunity No.
PDS-WINDHOEK-FY2024-05-5

Agency

U.S. Mission to Namibia (DOS-NAM)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Other

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The U.S. Mission to Namibia is seeking proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the United States and Namibia through cultural and exchange programming. The programs should highlight shared values and promote bilateral cooperation. The programs must include an American cultural element or connection with American experts, organizations, or institutions in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives. The funding opportunity is a grant with no cost sharing or matching requirement. The estimated total program funding is $50,000, with an award ceiling of $10,000 and an award floor of $5,000. The expected number of awards is 5. The eligible applicants include registered not-for-profit organizations, individuals, non-profit or governmental educational institutions, and governmental institutions. American entities applying should demonstrate expertise in the Namibian context. The deadline for submission is June 30, 2024. For more information and to apply, visit the U.S. Embassy website at https://na.usembassy.gov/education-culture/grant-programs/. For any inquiries, contact Geniene Veii, Resource Coordinator, at WindhoekPublicDiplomacy@state.gov or +264 81 125 4414.

Description

Public Diplomacy Section in Windhoek invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the United States and Namibia through cultural and exchange 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.•Directly support U.S. treaty or bilateral agreement obligations.•Directly support U.S. policies, strategies, and objectives in a country as stated in the Integrated Country Strategy (ICS) (ICS is the four-year strategy that articulates the U.S. priorities in a given country and is led by the Chief of Mission.) These priorities are Empowering an Inclusive, Rules-Based Democracy, Catalyzing a Resilient, Sustainable Economy and Cultivating Equitable Access to Service to help Unleash Namibia’s Human Resources.•Support disaster risk reduction for cultural heritage in disaster-prone areas, or post-disaster cultural heritage recovery.•Complement the Cultural Heritage Center in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) or Public Diplomacy programs.

Contact Information

Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant

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