Targeted Notice of Funding Opportunity for Exchange Alumni

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Funding Opportunity ID:328547
Opportunity Number:PAS-SANTIAGO-FY20-ALUMNI-CHILE
Opportunity Title:Targeted Notice of Funding Opportunity for Exchange Alumni
Opportunity Category:Mandatory
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:Priority areas for project funding are: Support to Chile’s COVID-19 response: projects that can be rapidly implemented to respond to community needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including but not limited to assistance to first responders, public health campaigns/informational videos, teaching and training support, etc. These projects must have a strong public outreach component. Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Projects that foster entrepreneurship during and after the COVID-19 global pandemic, improve the business climate, and corporate social responsibility. (Priority: projects that multiply the number of women and minority small business owners, including social impact investment.) Civil Society and Social Inclusion: Projects that promote civil society by supporting human rights, gender equality and the empowerment of women, diversity and social inclusion, community resilience, and that can improve the lives of at-risk populations, women, or marginalized communities during or after COVID-19. (Priority: equal rights and opportunities for immigrants, LGBTI individuals, people with disabilities, indigenous communities, and racial minorities, as well as civic education); Media Literacy: Projects that combat disinformation, by promoting press freedom that improves the quality of investigative journalism and transparency during or after COVID-19. Fostering U.S.-Chile cooperation in science and technology (priority: renewable energy, women in STEM and regional initiatives) during or after COVID-19. English and Education: Expanding English language proficiency (priority: reaching public schools, higher education students, and young professionals with an emphasis on improving conversational English and English for STEM fields) during and after COVID-19. Typical project activities include: Virtual events by U.S. experts or roundtable discussions by U.S. experts with counterparts in Chile; Awareness campaigns or online courses Activities focused on English promotion, such as conversation clubs, coding camps, academic writing programs, and English for specific purposes; Projects that showcase one or more U.S. models, best practices, or curriculums; Innovative uses of social media or virtual interaction to expand and amplify impact; Creative projects that advance one or more of the priority areas.
CFDA Number(s):19.040
Eligible Applicants:Individuals
Additional Information on Eligibility:Individuals and Organizations (Non profit)
Agency Code:DOS-CHL
Agency Name:Department of State
U.S. Mission to Chile
Posted Date:Aug 05, 2020
Close Date:Aug 06, 2020 Opprtunity was posted from 07.02.2020 to 08.02.2020
Last Updated Date:Aug 05, 2020
Award Ceiling:$25,000
Award Floor:$5,000
Estimated Total Program Funding:$50,000
Expected Number of Awards:20
Description:Complete application instructions and forms available: https://cl.usembassy.gov/education-culture/grants-corner/
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