Gender-based Violence Prevention through Performing Arts

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Funding Opportunity ID: 323135
Opportunity Number: PAS-LIMA-FY20-NOFO-001
Opportunity Title: Gender-based Violence Prevention through Performing Arts
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: Category of Funding Activity: 1. Expanding Economic Opportunity, Social Inclusion, and Democracy 2. Sustainably Managing Natural Resources 3. Improving Citizen Security 4. Combatting Transnational Organized Crime 5. Building People-to-People Ties Through Public Diplomacy Programs: Proposals that support people-to people ties between the citizens of the United States and those of Peru, especially in regional hubs or outside major urban areas; provide opportunities for emerging leaders; promote innovative collaboration in STEM (science, engineering, technology, and math); and/or contribute to Peru’s goals of achieving bilingualism (English-Spanish) by 2021.
CFDA Number(s): 19.040
Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: The U.S. Embassy Lima Public Affairs Section encourages applications from U.S. or Peruvian citizens and/or organizations, including:• Registered public or private non-profit organizations, such as think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience;• Non-profit or governmental educational institutions; and• Governmental institutionsFor-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply.
Agency Code: DOS-PER
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to Peru
Posted Date: Dec 17, 2019
Close Date: Jan 30, 2020
Last Updated Date: Dec 17, 2019
Award Ceiling: $25,000
Award Floor: $10,000
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: U.S. Embassy Lima’s Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State announces a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to promote gender equality and prevent gender-based violence through the performing arts. PAS Lima intends to issue one award in an amount not to exceed $25,000 in total funding. PAS Lima invites eligible organizations to submit proposals to this NOFO. This funding opportunity seeks to support gender equity and the promotion of healthy relationships among adolescents in Madre de Dios region in Peru. Innovative prevention programs can address healthy relationships and reduce teen-dating violence. Primary beneficiaries of the project should be residents of Madre de Dios between ages 14 and 17. The project should also include teachers and parents, with the goal of increasing awareness, changing community attitudes, and reducing the incidence of violence against women and girls. Project activities must include a component of performing arts education, with participatory theater as a priority, but other forms of performing arts such as music and dance should also be considered. The project should also include other interactive engagements such as sessions with teachers and parents, community presentations, and awareness campaigns. Project activities should take place before August 2020. Scheduling and dissemination of activities should be done in coordination with PAS. The budget and timeline should reflect all project activities. Proposals should include a U.S. component, whether in content, organizational partners, and/or project staff. Some examples include incorporating U.S. educators, choreographers, singers, playwrights, etc., in the program methodology. The proposals may also model similar interventions from the United States by seeking virtual connections and knowledge exchange between Peruvian and U.S.-based organizations. * For Spanish version go to: https://pe.usembassy.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/107/FY2020-NOFO-Prevención-de-Violencia-de-Género-Artes-Escénicas-01.pdf
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