Lincoln Corners Network – Administrative Support

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
January 31st, 2024
Close Date
April 4th, 2024
Total Funding
$1,200,000.00
Award Ceiling
$1,200,000.00
Award Floor
$1,000,000.00
Expected No. Awards
2
Opportunity No.
SCAISB-24-AW-005-01312024

Agency

U.S. Mission to Pakistan (DOS-PAK)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Other

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The U.S. Mission to Pakistan is seeking administrative support for the Lincoln Corners Network. The Lincoln Corners are cultural centers located throughout Pakistan that conduct youth-oriented educational and cultural programming. The selected recipient will oversee the administrative aspects of the program, including staffing, training logistics, equipment and facility maintenance, and the renovation and furnishing of new Corners. This funding opportunity is contingent on funding availability and falls under the category of Public Diplomacy. The estimated total program funding is $1,200,000, with an expected number of two awards. Eligible applicants include not-for-profit organizations and civil society/non-governmental organizations. The deadline for applications is April 4, 2024. For more information, contact PakistanGrants@state.gov.

Description

The U.S. Embassy Islamabad Public Diplomacy Section (PDS) American Center (AC) is pleased to announce an open competition funding opportunity through this Notice for Funding Opportunity (NOFO), contingent on funding availability, through the Public Diplomacy Grants Program for 18 Lincoln Corners throughout Pakistan. Corners are located as follows:• Five (5) Lincoln Corners in the Islamabad Regional District: two (2) Lincoln Corners located in the Islamabad Capital Territory; one (1) in Rawalpindi; one (1) in Muzaffarabad (two separate locations), and one (1) in Gilgit.• Five (5) Lincoln Corners in the Lahore Regional District: one (1) in Lahore, one (1) in Faisalabad, one (1) in Sargodha, one (1) in Multan and one (1) in Vehari.• Two (2) Lincoln Corners in Peshawar• Six (6) Lincoln Corners in the Karachi Regional District: two (2) in Karachi, one (1) in Hyderabad, one (1) in Khairpur, one (1) in Larkana and one (1) virtual Corner in BalochistanOther Lincoln Corners may be created at the direction of the Public Diplomacy Section, based on need and availability of funds. The Lincoln Corners are a nationwide network of PDS-funded cultural centers that are part of the American Spaces program, a global network of over 600 State Department-sponsored cultural centers. The Lincoln Corners conduct youth-oriented educational and cultural programming. The award recipient will oversee administrative aspects of the Lincoln Corners program, to include staffing of selected corners, training logistics, and equipment and facility maintenance. The recipient will oversee the renovation and furnishing of new Corners. The recipient will also assist in implementing Lincoln Corners programming with significant Public Diplomacy Section input and assistance.

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Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant