U.S. Embassy, Conakry PDS Request for Statements of Interest

Active
Yes
Status
Posted
Published Date
February 14th, 2024
Close Date
May 31st, 2024
Total Funding
$100,000.00
Award Ceiling
$22,000.00
Award Floor
$5,000.00
Opportunity No.
PD-CONAKRY-FY24-01

Agency

U.S. Mission to Guinea (DOS-GIN)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Other

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The U.S. Mission to Guinea, under the U.S. Department of State, is seeking statements of interest (SOI) for funding program proposals that strengthen ties between the United States and Guinea. The purpose of this grant opportunity is to support cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs funded through this grant must include an American cultural element or connection with American experts, organizations, or institutions. Interested organizations are invited to submit a concise one-to-two-page SOI outlining their program concepts. This is the first step in a two-step process, and selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal. The deadline for submission is May 31, 2024. The estimated total program funding is $100,000, with an award ceiling of $22,000 and an award floor of $5,000. Eligible applicants include U.S. and Guinean not-for-profit organizations, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, individuals, and non-governmental institutions. For more information and to submit an SOI, please visit the grants.gov website.

Description

A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy Conakry, Public Diplomacy Section of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for interested organizations to submit a statement of interest (SOI) for funding a variety of program proposals that strengthen ties between the peoples of the United States and Guinea. The U.S. Embassy Public Diplomacy Section invites organizations interested in potential funding to submit SOI applications outlining program concepts that reflect this goal. Please carefully follow all instructions below. The submission of the SOI is the first step in a two-step process. Applicants must first submit a concise one-to-two-page statement of interest in English via this form [Click Here] that succinctly and clearly communicates the applicant’s program idea and objectives. This is not a full proposal. The purpose of the SOI process is to allow applicants to submit program ideas for the U.S. Embassy Public Diplomacy Section to evaluate prior to requiring the development of a full proposal. Upon a merit review of eligible SOIs, selected applicants will be invited to expand on their program idea(s) by submitting a full proposal. Full proposals will go through a second merit review before a final funding decision is made. Purpose: The U.S. Embassy in Guinea invites SOIs for programs that strengthen ties between the United States and Guinea through cultural and exchange programming that highlight shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must include an American cultural element, or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.

Contact Information

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Type
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