2025 U.S.-ASEAN Women's Leadership Academy for YSEALI
ID: 354868Type: Posted
Overview

Buyer

U.S. Mission to ASEAN (DOS-ASEAN)

Award Range

$100K - $250K

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Other

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes
Timeline
  1. 1
    Forecast Posted Not available
  2. 2
    Forecast Due Not available
  3. 3
    Posted Jun 24, 2024 12:00 AM
  4. 4
    Due Aug 5, 2024 12:00 AM
Description

The U.S. Mission to ASEAN is forecasting a federal grant opportunity titled "2025 U.S.-ASEAN Women's Leadership Academy for YSEALI". This cooperative agreement aims to empower women and advance the leadership capabilities of young Southeast Asian leaders. The grant will support the creation of a network of young Southeast Asian leaders who work across borders to solve common problems. The academy will focus on four themes: Civic Engagement, Economic Empowerment and Social Entrepreneurship, Education, and Environmental Issues. The grant is open to U.S. and foreign educational institutions, as well as not-for-profit organizations. The grant ceiling is $250,000, with a minimum award of $100,000. The academy will be designed for 50 to 60 female participants from the tech industry, aged 20 to 35, representing all 10 ASEAN member states and Timor-Leste. The academy will include pre-workshop virtual activities and a four-day or five-day in-person workshop in Southeast Asia. The purpose of the activities and workshop is to create a network of Southeast Asian women in technology, explore the impact of technological advancements on women's lives, discuss policies affecting women's access to the digital economy, and develop leadership skills. The estimated award date is October 1, 2024, with the project start date also on October 1, 2024. For more information, visit the U.S. Mission to ASEAN website here.

Point(s) of Contact
Files
No associated files provided.
Similar Opportunities
Malaysia Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Summit 2025
U.S. Mission to Malaysia
The U.S. Mission to Malaysia is seeking a cooperative agreement for the development, organization, and oversight of the 2025 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Summit. The summit aims to gather over 150 YSEALI exchange program alumni from ASEAN countries and Timor-Leste to provide them with networking opportunities, idea discussions, and solutions development for contemporary challenges. The summit will focus on the four pillars of YSEALI, including leadership, mentorship, and teamwork training. It will also feature panels and presentations by prior YSEALI participants who have become changemakers in their fields. Additionally, the summit will include sessions for participants to work together on solutions for environmental, social, political, and economic challenges in the region. The program will provide soft skills training on topics such as advocacy, negotiation, and personal branding. Cultural activities and site visits will also be included. The deadline for this opportunity is August 1, 2024. For more information, contact KualaLumpurYSEALI@state.gov.
2024 ASEAN Reporters Tour
U.S. Mission to ASEAN
The U.S. Mission to ASEAN has posted a grant opportunity titled "2024 ASEAN Reporters Tour". This cooperative agreement aims to build a network and a sense of collective identity among regionally focused journalists from each of the member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The program will provide information and insight from important and credible voices on a range of issues, with a focus on the positive economic relationship between the United States and ASEAN. Additionally, the program will highlight emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, and the digital economy. The grant encourages applications from individuals and registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with relevant programming experience. For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply. The grant has an award ceiling of $110,000 and an award floor of $50,000. The deadline for submitting proposals is August 7, 2024, 9:00 PM Jakarta time. For more information and to access the full Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), please visit the following link: [Full NOFO for 2024 ASEAN Reporters Tour](https://asean.usmission.gov/notice-of-funding-opportunity/).
2025 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs
U.S. Mission to South Korea
The U.S. Mission to South Korea has posted a federal grant notice titled "2025 Academy for Women Entrepreneurs." This funding opportunity aims to support and empower women entrepreneurs globally by providing them with the skills, knowledge, and resources needed to build, manage, and scale successful businesses. The selected grantee will facilitate a pre-made curriculum that covers topics such as entrepreneurship, business planning, marketing, financial management, and pitching. Additionally, the grantee will collaborate with the U.S. Embassy Seoul to organize networking activities for participants to build relationships and expand their networks of Korean and American business leaders. The program will recruit 25 women entrepreneurs who have been running their businesses since inception. The training will be delivered online through Thunderbird University's "100 Million Learners Program," with regular check-ins and monthly in-person meetings. The program will culminate in a graduation ceremony in Fall 2025, and select participants may have the opportunity to attend Select USA in 2025 and/or become mentees in the Select USA Global Women in Tech program. The grantee organization will conduct ongoing surveys to assess participants' experiences and the relevance of the materials to their businesses. Interested applicants can find more information and submit their application materials by email to SeoulPDGrants@state.gov. For the full announcement and proposal templates, please visit the U.S. Embassy Seoul website at https://kr.usembassy.gov/grants/.