Annual Program Statemen PAS US Consulate Juarez

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Funding Opportunity ID: 314487
Opportunity Number: DOS-MEX-PD-CJ-2019-1
Opportunity Title: Annual Program Statemen PAS US Consulate Juarez
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Arts (see “Cultural Affairs” in CFDA)
Education
Environment
Humanities (see “Cultural Affairs” in CFDA)
Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. This is an Annual Program Statement, outlining our funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on, and the procedures for submitting unsolicited requests for funding
CFDA Number(s): 19.040
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: The Public Affairs Section encourages applications from U.S. and Mexican non-profit institutions and individuals: • Registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience • Individuals • Non-profit or governmental educational institutions • Governmental institutions For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply. In order to be eligible to receive an award, all organizations must have a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number from Dun & Bradstreet, as well as a valid registration on www.SAM.gov. Individuals are not required to have a DUNS number or be registered in SAM.gov. READ THE FULL CALL – ANNUAL PROGRAM STATEMENT IN THE RELATED DOCUMENTS TAB  BEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR PROPOSAL
Agency Code: DOS-MEX
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to Mexico
Posted Date: Apr 03, 2019
Close Date: Dec 31, 2020 To receive FY2019 funds your grant must be approved before September 15, 2019
Last Updated Date: Apr 03, 2019
Award Ceiling: $50,000
Award Floor: $250
Estimated Total Program Funding: $50,000
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Description: Purpose of Small Grants: PAS Juarez invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and the people in the State of Chihuahua through cultural and exchange programming that highlights 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. Examples of PAS Small Grants Program programs include, but are not limited to: · Academic and professional lectures, seminars and speaker programs; · Artistic and cultural workshops, joint performances and exhibitions; · Cultural heritage conservation and preservation programs; · Professional and academic exchanges and programs; Priority Program Areas: 1) Culture of lawfulness and rule of law for the new generations. 2) Entrepreneurship and US Mexico trade partnerships, exchange and joint ventures. 3) Promote educational exchanges and partnerships, particularly those related to Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics (STEAM); that may improve the lives of at-risk youth, grassroots communities and movements. 4) Activities, workshops and speakers programs that increase mutual understanding between the US and Mexico peoples such as: sports, English language education, environmental protection, arts and any cultural manifestation. With preference on sharing US values, history and culture. 5) Programs related to freedom of the press, protection of intellectual property, use of social media, communications, and promotion of human rights. Participants and Audiences: Describe who the intended target audiences should be for the various activity categories The following types of programs are not eligible for funding: · Programs relating to partisan political activity; · Charitable or development activities; · Construction programs; · Programs that support specific religious activities; · Fund-raising campaigns; · Lobbying for specific legislation or programs · Scientific research; · Programs intended primarily for the growth or institutional development of the organization; or · Programs that duplicate existing programs. Authorizing legislation, type and year of funding: The source of funding is FY2019 Public Dipomacy Funding. B. FEDERAL AWARD INFORMATION Length of performance period: 3 to 24 months Number of awards anticipated: Five to ten awards (dependent on amounts) Award amounts: awards may range from a minimum of $250 to a maximum of $50,000 Total available funding: $50,000 Type of Funding: Fiscal Year 2019 Public Diplomacy Funding Anticipated program start date: 01/01/2019 This notice is subject to availability of funding. Funding Instrument Type: Grant, or Fixed Amount Award. Program Performance Period: Proposed programs should be completed in 24 months or less. PAS will entertain applications for continuation grants funded under these awards beyond the initial budget period on a non-competitive basis subject to availability of funds, satisfactory progress of the program, and a determination that continued funding would be in the best interest of the U.S. Department of State. READ THE FULL CALL – ANNUAL PROGRAM STATEMENT IN THE RELATED DOCUMENTS TAB BEFORE SUBMITTING YOUR PROPOSAL
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Modification Comments: Eligibility included





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