Balti America House Program


Funding Opportunity ID:328574
Opportunity Number:PAS-CHISINAU-FY20-18-PDPR02
Opportunity Title:Balti America House Program
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity:Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation:American Spaces worldwide provide welcoming environments where visitors can connect with and learn about the United States. Hosted in embassies, libraries, universities, and other partner institutions worldwide, American Spaces are platforms for providing information about the United States, our policy, culture, and values; English language learning; alumni activities, and information about study in the U.S. A multifunctional platform for public diplomacy programs, American Spaces promote open dialogue, counteract negative preconceptions, and build bridges of understanding. Programs at American Spaces are free and open to the public, equipping the U.S. government with effective and attractive platforms for person-to-person foreign interaction on topics including media literacy, economic development and American culture, society and values. The direct audience engagement at the core of American Spaces provides the U.S. government with influential opportunities to counter disinformation, promote policy objectives and exert a strong, positive impact on how the United States is understood and viewed around the world.
CFDA Number(s):19.040
Eligible Applicants:Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:Applications may be submitted by Moldovan or U.S. public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3). Applicants must be able to demonstrate experience working in Moldova and should have a legally registered local office to provide program oversight. The applicant organization must be able to demonstrate the ability to administer all components of the program as outlined in this solicitation, and in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in Chisinau. Third country organizations and individuals are not eligible.
Agency Code:DOS-MDA
Agency Name:Department of State
U.S. Mission to Moldova
Posted Date:Aug 07, 2020
Close Date:Aug 24, 2020
Last Updated Date:Aug 07, 2020
Award Ceiling:$75,000
Award Floor:$5,000
Estimated Total Program Funding:$75,000
Expected Number of Awards:1
Description:American Spaces in Moldova are the U.S. Embassy’s premier venues for cultural programs and outreach in Moldova. They support U.S. public diplomacy in Moldova by creating a welcoming, technology-forward space that fosters open discussion and debate, builds cultural bridges to deepen communication on key issues, provides opportunities for professional and personal skill-building, and sparks creativity, innovation, and collaboration around shared Moldovan and U.S. values.The recipient organization will be responsible for staffing and operating America House Balti in close cooperation with the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy. Key program activities under this cooperative agreement include managing local Moldovan staff with expertise in program and event management; purchasing and maintaining all necessary technology, materials, and supplies to support engagement with in-person and remote Moldovan audiences; and designing a flexible and dynamic program of activities each month to interact with Moldovan visitors and encourage visitors to return regularly to the America House Balti. Decisions on staffing and program content will be made in consultation with the U.S. Embassy in Chisinau. The America House Balti is one of 650 American Spaces supported by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) at the U.S. Department of State. American Spaces exemplify the U.S. commitment to a core tenet of democracy: the citizen’s right to free access to information.The America House Balti also supports the foundation of public diplomacy by creating a place for in-person engagement with Moldovan audiences. Embassy personnel, official visitors, and implementing partners regularly connect with Moldovans, especially young leaders and young professionals, to inspire dialogue on issues that matter most to U.S.-Moldovan relations. A complete application must contain the following mandatory elements:Standard FormsExecutive SummaryNarrativeAdditional AttachmentsNOTE: Proposals must be submitted and only in the following formats:- Microsoft Word- Microsoft Excel- Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) For more details see attached Related Documents.

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