Arts (see “Cultural Affairs” in CFDA) Education Humanities (see “Cultural Affairs” in CFDA)
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
The Public Affairs Section encourages the following applicants located in Qatar:• Not-for-profit organizations registered in Qatar, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience• Individuals based in Qatar (recipient of an award to an individual is a single person, not an organization or a group of individuals) • Non-profit or governmental educational institutions• Governmental institutions. For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply.
Department of State U.S. Mission to Qatar
Aug 20, 2021
Sep 19, 2021
Last Updated Date:
Aug 20, 2021
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards:
PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONThe Public Affairs Section at the U.S. Embassy in Qatar invites proposals for comprehensive sports diplomacy programming targeting underserved youth in Qatar residing in areas outside the capital city of Doha. The target audience for this programming is youth under the age of 18. Not less than 50 youth should benefit from programming to be organized by the grant recipient.Examples of activities are but not limited to:· Clinics to teach youth participants a new sport· Clinics to enhance youth participants’ skills in a sport for which they are a beginner· Train-the-trainer clinics to support youth-to-youth mentorship in sportsApplicants should have considerable, practical, and relevant experience in the implementation of the proposed activities to be seriously considered for this project. Previous experience dealing with Qatari audiences is preferred. Projects that seek to include elements related to popular sports in the United States, as well as including involvement by U.S. athletes and/or coaches will be given priority. Audiences who are considered a priority for this program include: · Youth/students in traditionally underserved communities· Minority groups · Girls· Persons with disabilities Programs must conform with U.S. Embassy requirements and guidelines outlined in the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). The following types of programs are not eligible for funding: • Programs relating to partisan political activity• Charitable or development activities/ fund-raising campaigns• Construction projects• Programs that support specific religious activities• Lobbying for specific legislation or programs • Scientific research• Programs intended primarily for the growth or institutional development of the organization• Programs that duplicate existing programs• Programs that only involve the procurement of equipment and supplies Authorizing legislation, type, and year of funding Funding authority rests in the Smith-Mundt. The source of funding is FY2021 Public Diplomacy Funding. FEDERAL AWARD INFORMATIONLength of performance period: Not to exceed 12 monthsNumber of awards anticipated: One awardAward amounts: $20,000 to $50,000Type of Funding: Public Diplomacy FundsAnticipated program start date: October 1, 2021This notice is subject to availability of funding.Funding Instrument Type: Grant or Fixed Amount Award Program Performance Period: Proposed programs should be completed in 12 months or less.PAS will entertain applications for continuation activities funded under these awards beyond the initial budget period on a non-competitive basis subject to availability of funds, satisfactory progress of the program, and a determination that continued funding would be in the best interest of the U.S. Department of State.Application and Submission Information: All application materials must be submitted in English to [email protected] Application will be accepted and reviewed till September 19, 2021. For any questions, please email us. Mandatory Application forms are available for download in the Related Documents section, along with the Full Announcement for this Notice of Funding Opportunity.Application forms are also available at: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/forms/forms-repository.html Please follow all instructions below carefully. Proposals that do not meet the requirements of this announcement or fail to comply with the stated requirements will be ineligible.
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