U.S. Government Alumni Small Grants 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.
OFOP0001453

Agency

Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs (DOS-WHA)

Eligible Applicants

Individuals

Funding Category

Business and Commerce

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs is offering the U.S. Government Alumni Small Grants Competition. This grant opportunity aims to create partnerships and promote common objectives and exchanges between the United States and The Bahamas. The grants will be awarded based on the availability of funds. The U.S. Embassy in Nassau seeks to inform and share information about the United States with audiences in The Bahamas, focusing on culture, society, government, economics, and political systems. The grants require proposals to include American content, such as 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. The opportunity is open to individuals who have participated in U.S. government-sponsored programs. Bahamian alumni can submit proposals as individuals or as the head of an NGO. The funding priorities include entrepreneurship support programs for women and girls, promoting inclusivity, integrating marginalized groups into communities, preparing Bahamian youth for leadership in the global economy, promoting environmental conservation and combating climate change, and supporting the work of Bahamian civil society organizations. For more information and to apply, visit the link.

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 persons who participated in U.S. government sponsored programs. Bahamian alumni can submit proposals as individuals or as the head of an NGO. Funding Priorities: The U.S. Embassy invites U.S. government exchange alumni 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
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