U. S. Embassy Small Grant Competition

Active
Yes
Status
Posted
Published Date
June 5th, 2024
Close Date
July 15th, 2024
Total Funding
$10,000.00
Award Ceiling
$10,000.00
Award Floor
$1,000.00
Expected No. Awards
0
Opportunity No.
OFOP0001454

Agency

Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs (DOS-WHA)

Eligible Applicants

Individuals

Funding Category

Community Development

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs has posted a grant opportunity titled "U.S. Embassy Small Grant Competition". This grant is in the category of Community Development and does not require cost sharing or matching. The grant is open to individuals and the funding instrument type is a grant. The opportunity is discretionary and falls under CFDA number 19.040. The close date for this grant is July 15, 2024. The U.S. Embassy Nassau Public Diplomacy Section is seeking assistance awards that create partnerships to promote common objectives and exchanges between the United States and The Bahamas. The grants will be awarded based on the availability of funds. The main goal of this grant is to inform and share with audiences in The Bahamas about the United States, its culture, society, government, economic, and political systems, and values. Proposals must include American content, such as speakers who are experts in U.S. policy, academia, culture, and economics, the use of U.S. training models or materials, exchanges with U.S. institutions, or promotion of U.S. culture and art. This opportunity is open to civil society organizations, NGOs, and individuals. The funding priorities for this grant include supporting activities aimed at improving communities, providing new opportunities for citizen participation, and promoting and developing issues of public interest. Some examples of projects that can meet the requirements include entrepreneurship support programs focused on the empowerment of women and girls, promoting a more inclusive society, integrating marginalized groups or individuals into communities, preparing Bahamian youth to become future leaders in a global economy, promoting environmental conservation and combating climate change, and supporting the work of Bahamian civil society organizations in areas of mutual U.S.-Bahamas interest. The grantor contact email is nassausmallgrants@state.gov. For more information and to access the opportunity, please visit the following link: Link to Opportunity in MyGrants

Description

U.S. Embassy Nassau Public Diplomacy Section is pleased to announce an open competition for assistance awards that create partnerships to promote common objectives and exchanges between the United States and The Bahamas. Awards will be given based on availability of funds. The U.S. Embassy seeks to inform and share with audiences in The Bahamas about the United States, its culture, society, government, economic, and political systems, and values through programs focusing on the priority areas outlined below. To further these goals, proposals must include American content, which can include speakers who are experts in U.S. policy, academia, culture, and economics; the use of U.S. training models or materials; exchanges with U.S. institutions; or promotion of U.S. culture and art. This opportunity is open to civil society organizations, NGO's and Individuals. Funding Priorities: The U.S. Embassy invites civil society organizations, NGO's and Individuals to submit proposals to support activities directly aimed at improving communities, providing new opportunities for citizen participation, and promoting and developing issues of public interest. Some examples of projects can meet the requirement could include (but are not limited to) proposals that relate to the following areas: Entrepreneurship support programs focused on the empowerment of women and girls. Promoting a more inclusive society. Integrating marginalized groups or individuals into communities. Preparing Bahamian youth to become future leaders in a global economy. Promoting environmental conservation and combating climate change. Supporting the work of Bahamian civil society organizations in areas of mutual U.S.- Bahamas interest. Expanding exchanges that provide audiences in The Bahamas (with a focus on youth, women, and marginalized communities) a deeper understanding of the US and shared values with The Bahamas.

Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant

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