POA Annual Program Statement

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Funding Opportunity ID: 331365
Opportunity Number: BRAZIL-PAS-FY21-01
Opportunity Title: POA Annual Program Statement
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Other
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: The Consulate seeks project proposals in the following Priority Program Areas: · ADVANCING SOCIAL INCLUSION: Programs that seek to promote human rights, diversity, and freedom of speech, advancing initiatives to protect and empower members of marginalized and under-represented groups. · PRESS FREEDOM AND COMBATING DISINFORMATION: Programs that promote press freedom, innovation – within both traditional and digital media – and factual reporting. Programs that increase media literacy, critical thinking, and combat dis- and mis-information merit special attention. · ECONOMIC GROWTH, INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Programs related to bilateral trade, investment, economic integration, entrepreneurship, innovation, science and technology – including, but not limited, to 5G and to intellectual property rights and women’s and girls’ empowerment, including programs that address economic inclusivity, particularly among under-represented groups. · EDUCATION, ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING AND CULTURE: Programs that advance U.S.-Brazil cooperation in STEAM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, Applied Arts and Math), particularly among youth audiences, promote training for teachers of English or enhance English learning among specific audiences, increase understanding of Brazil and the U.S shared history and culture, or build linkages between American and Brazilian higher education and research institutions, academics, and students. · CITIZEN AND REGIONAL SECURITY: Programs that address issues of combating and dismantling transnational criminal networks, supporting rule of law, law enforcement and civil society cooperation to fight crime and corruption, and exchanges that promote security cooperation, multilateral cooperation and enhance stability in the South American region.
CFDA Number(s): 19.040
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: The U.S. Consulate General in Porto Alegre encourages applications from committed and organized civil society organizations, local representatives of civil society, think tanks, non-governmental organizations, academic institutions, and individuals. For-profit, commercial firms, employees of the U.S. Consulate General, and family members of employees are not eligible to apply.
Agency Code: DOS-BRA
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to Brazil
Posted Date: Feb 08, 2021
Close Date: Aug 01, 2021
Last Updated Date: Feb 08, 2021
Award Ceiling: $20,000
Award Floor: $2,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $40,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Description: The Public Affairs Section at the U.S. Consulate General in Porto Alegre, Brazil is publishing this Annual Program Statement, which outlines program priorities and themes for this year. This document also outlines specific procedures for submitting funding proposals.The U.S. Consulate General in Porto Alegre invites proposals that strengthen ties between the United States and Brazil, through cultural, exchange, and education programs that highlight shared values and promote bilateral cooperation.This Annual Program Statement focuses exclusively on the Porto Alegre Consular District, which includes the states of Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina only. Programs focused on other areas of Brazil are not eligible under this Annual Program Statement. U.S. entities, with the geographic focus noted above, are eligible to apply independently or as a partner to a Brazilian organization.This notice is subject to availability of funds. The Consulate expects to make awards from $2,000 – $20,000 and makes no guarantee that any funds will be awarded under this Annual Program Statement.
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