U.S. Embassy Buenos Aires PAS Annual Program Statement


Funding Opportunity ID: 309423
Opportunity Number: PAS-AR200-FY19-01
Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy Buenos Aires PAS 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: Categories as follows: Workforce development; Entrepreneurship; Women’s empowerment; English language teaching and learning; (priority: training secondary school teachers of underserved populations and English language teaching in institutions of higher education); Democracy; Transparency and the Rule of Law; Cultural, artistic, and athletic activities (priority: those aimed at improving social inclusion and integration) Science and technology cooperation;
CFDA Number(s): 19.040
Eligible Applicants: Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility”
Additional Information on Eligibility: U.S. applicants may be registered 501c3 not-for-profit organizations, including think-tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience; individuals; or educational institutions. For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply Argentine applicants, NGOs, higher education institutions, or local provincial governments, must present a valid "Inspección General de Justicia" registration when submitting the application. Absence of this proof will disqualify your application.
Agency Code: DOS-ARG
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to Argentina
Posted Date: Oct 05, 2018
Close Date: Dec 21, 2018
Last Updated Date: Oct 05, 2018
Award Ceiling: $100,000
Award Floor: $10,000
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards:
Description: The U.S. Embassy Argentina Public Affairs Section (PAS) announces the availability of funding through its Public Diplomacy Grants Program. This Annual Program Statement outlines funding priorities, strategic themes, and procedures for submitting requests for funding. PAS will accept applications on a rolling basis until December 21, 2018. Please read and follow all of the instructions below. Purpose of Small Grants: The Grants Program supports projects proposed by U.S. and Argentine academic, cultural, educational, and other non-profit organizations and/or individuals that fulfill U.S. Embassy goals and objectives: to promote security and economic prosperity through academic and cultural initiatives seeking to promote and increase understanding between U.S. and Argentine people and institutions. The Grants Program assists Argentine organizations in carrying out programs aimed at developing communities, providing new opportunities for citizen engagement, and promoting and advancing issues of public importance. Examples of prior projects include, but are not limited to: U.S. experts conducting speaking tours/public talks or roundtable discussions with counterparts in Argentina; Joint U.S.-Argentina conferences or meetings that produce concrete advances or other results; Projects showcasing U.S. models or curricula; Development of initiatives aimed at maintaining contact with alumni of our prior exchange programs; Creative projects that advance one or more of the priority areas. Priority Audiences: · Youth (13-25), including students; · Emerging voices, including civil society leaders; · Business leaders and entrepreneurs; · Established opinion leaders, including cultural and/or academic institution leadership; · Residents of Argentine provinces outside of the city of Buenos Aires. Activities not typically approved include, but are not limited to: Investments that primarily benefit only one or a few businesses or individuals, Scholarships for the study of English; conference attendance or study tours to the United States, Proposals that are inherently political in nature or that contain the appearance of partisanship/support or electoral campaigns, Proposals with the main purpose of publication of books/pamphlets/websites/applications, Exclusively scientific research projects, Projects that require more than two years to implement, · Purchase of equipment, vehicles, construction, or construction materials, · Exchange programs with countries other than the U.S. and Argentina, Programs or exchanges focused on children under 13 years of age, Projects that support specific religious activities. To submit applications, both Argentine and U.S. applicants must have a current DUNS registration number (obtained through: https://fedgov.dnb.com/webform) and registration for a SAM logon at www.sam.gov. Both registrations are free of charge. In those cases where a legal representative signs the agreement, s/he must be duly empowered to execute agreements on behalf of the organization.
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