Academy for Women Entrepreneurs – Pacific Region

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
November 16th, 2023
Close Date
December 18th, 2023
Total Funding
$20,000.00
Award Ceiling
$20,000.00
Award Floor
$1,000.00
Expected No. Awards
10
Opportunity No.
PAS-NEWZEALAND-2024-02

Agency

U.S. Mission to New Zealand (DOS-NZL)

Eligible Applicants

Private Institutions of Higher Education

Funding Category

Business and Commerce

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Mandatory

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The U.S. Mission to New Zealand, under the U.S. Department of State, is seeking applications for the implementation of the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) in the Pacific Region. AWE aims to promote women's social and economic empowerment. The selected organization will be responsible for organizing AWE cohorts, which will consist of approximately 30 women meeting either online or in person. The cohorts may take place in various countries, including New Zealand, Niue, the Cook Islands, Tokelau, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Samoa, Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, or the Federated States of Micronesia. The funding for this cooperative agreement is up to $20,000, with an expected number of 10 awards. The deadline for submitting applications is December 18, 2023. For more information, contact the Public Diplomacy Team New Zealand at publicaffairsusnz@state.gov.

Description

The U.S. Embassy New Zealand Public Diplomacy Section (PDS) of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to implement the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) to promote women’s social and economic empowerment, pending the availability of funds. The cohort should take place sometime between April 2024-April 2025. Each AWE cohort should include about 30 women meeting either online or in person. AWE cohorts may take place in any, all, or the following select countries: New Zealand, Niue, the Cook Islands, Tokelau, French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Samoa, Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, or the Federated States of Micronesia.

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Title
Type
Grant