Trading West – Building Competitive Skills for Trade with Afghanistan


Funding Opportunity ID:331130
Opportunity Number:SCAISB-21-AW-010-01272021
Opportunity Title:Trading West – Building Competitive Skills for Trade with Afghanistan
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:Public Diplomacy
CFDA Number(s):19.501
Eligible Applicants:Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:Eligibility is open to international non-profit organizations. Organizations may sub-award or sub-contract with other entities, but only one non-profit organization can be the prime recipient of the award. Pakistan government entities are not eligible to apply. For-profit entitles are not eligible to be the prime recipient of an award under this NOFO. When sub-awarding or sub-contracting with other entities, the responsibilities of each entity must be clearly defined in the proposal. The applicants must submit proof of their non-profit status with their proposal submission (e.g. proof of 501(c) (3) status, Pakistan NGO license). Applications that do not include proof of non-profit status will not be considered for an award. Individuals are not eligible for an award under this NOFO. U.S.-based or registered organizations should provide proof of registration to operate in Pakistan or have a documented agreement with a partner organization registered to operate in Pakistan. Please refer to Section D for funding restrictions.
Agency Code:DOS-PAK
Agency Name:Department of State
U.S. Mission to Pakistan
Posted Date:Jan 27, 2021
Close Date:Mar 30, 2021
Last Updated Date:Jan 27, 2021
Award Ceiling:$40,000
Award Floor:$25,000
Estimated Total Program Funding:$40,000
Expected Number of Awards:1
Description:The U.S. Consulate General Peshawar Public Affairs Section (PAS) is seeking proposals for a grant providing training for young people in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) interested in entrepreneurship with a specific focus on enhancing capacity for regional trade with Afghanistan. The implementer will be a legally recognized non-profit and non-governmental organization that meets U.S. and Pakistani technical and legal requirements to develop and implement public diplomacy programs as specified in Section C. Proposals should cover an eight-month period of performance and specify activities in KPK, with a particular focus on traditionally underrepresented groups, including young people from the Newly Merged Districts. Please review below the full Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).

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