U.S. Consulate-General Johannesburg PAS Annual Program Statement


Funding Opportunity ID: 325253
Opportunity Number: DOS-JHB-202001
Opportunity Title: U.S. Consulate-General Johannesburg PAS Annual Program Statement
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: Public Diplomacy
CFDA Number(s): 19.040
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience; Individuals; Non-profit or governmental educational institutions; Governmental institutions
Agency Code: DOS-ZAF
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to South Africa
Posted Date: Mar 09, 2020
Close Date: Aug 05, 2020
Last Updated Date: Mar 09, 2020
Award Ceiling: $100,000
Award Floor: $1,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $120,000
Expected Number of Awards: 20
Description: The U.S. Consulate-General Johannesburg Public Affairs Section (PAS/JHB) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. This is an Annual Program Statement, outlining our funding priorities, strategic themes, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding. Please carefully follow all instructions below. Purpose: PAS Johannesburg invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and South Africa through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must include an American cultural element, or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.. Examples of past PAS Small Grants Program programs include: · Academic and professional lectures, seminars and speaker programs; · Artistic and cultural workshops, joint performances and exhibitions; · Professional and academic exchanges and projects; · Professional development workshops and training. Priority Program Areas: Through the FY2020 Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program, PAS will support: · Women entrepreneurs (particularly in the agricultural, creative and technology sectors) · Educational programs encouraging youth to explore STEM fields · Programs that develop or strengthen linkages between U.S. and South African universities · Programs that strengthen USG exchange alumni networks · Programs that address the issues of gender-based violence, HIV/AIDS awareness and xenophobia Please see the full announcement in Related Documents. Applications should be submitted by email to [email protected]
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Modification Comments: Other added to Funding Instrument Type, to include Awards to Individuals.

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