Alumni Small Grants Competition – France 2021


Funding Opportunity ID: 331494
Opportunity Number: PAS-FRANCE-FY2021-02
Opportunity Title: Alumni Small Grants Competition – France 2021
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Arts (see “Cultural Affairs” in CFDA)
Business and Commerce
Community Development
Employment, Labor and Training
Humanities (see “Cultural Affairs” in CFDA)
Science and Technology and other Research and Development
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 19.040
Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility: Applicants must: Be citizens or residents of France, Be alumni of a U.S. government-sponsored exchange and training program (Fulbright Exchange Programs; International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP); IVLP-on-demand; Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship Initiative; Summer Institutes for European Student Leaders; Jeunes ambassadeurs de l’engagement associatif; Start US Up; Women2Women; NATO Tours; International Writing Program in Iowa) Have the leading role(s) in the project. American and third-country organizations and individuals are not eligible to apply.
Agency Code: DOS-FRA
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to France
Posted Date: Feb 12, 2021
Close Date: Mar 28, 2021
Last Updated Date: Feb 12, 2021
Award Ceiling: $5,000
Award Floor: $2,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $10,000
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Description: The U.S. Mission to France announces the Alumni Small Grants Competition – France 2021, which supports U.S. government-funded exchange and training program alumni in implementing best practices and experiences gained during their program. Exchange alumni interested in participating in the Alumni Small Grants Competition – France 2021 should submit proposals to [email protected] by March 28, 2021, 23:59 local (French) time.The Alumni Small Grants Competition – France 2021 provides alumni of U.S. government- sponsored and facilitated exchange and training programs with funding to expand on skills gained during their exchange experience to design and implement innovative solutions to global challenges facing their community.The U.S. Mission to France will accept public service projects proposed and managed by alumni that support U.S.-France leadership on global challenges:-Entrepreneurship and economic development-Diversity and Inclusion-Women and girls' empowerment-Promotion of American studies and American English-Cooperation in sciences, technology, health and innovation-Countering violent extremism-Media literacy and countering disinformationGiven the current health situation, projects that can be adapted to online or hybrid (virtual/in-person mix) formats will be given priority. Projects must have a Franco-American component. Grants should be used to carry out specific, concrete projects with measurable and realistic results. Project proposals shoulddescribe specific objectives, outcomes, and intended audiences, and should include a starting and ending date of the project that do not exceed twelve months. Applicants are encouraged to develop partnerships with relevant stakeholders, including the public and/or private sector as well as local organizations, whereapplicable.All application materials must be submitted in English to [email protected] submit your proposal using the application forms found on the "Related Documents" section, or on the U.S Embassy France's website.For more information, eligibility, and deadlines please read the Notice of Funding Opportunity ASGC PAS-France-FY2021-02Questions can be directed to [email protected] note: We do not provide any pre-consultation for application related questions that are addressed in the Notice of Funding Opportunity.
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