U.S. Embassy Jordan Public Affairs Section FY19 Annual Program Statement (“APS”)

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Funding Opportunity ID: 313393
Opportunity Number: PAS-JOR-FY19-001
Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy Jordan Public Affairs Section FY19 Annual Program Statement (“APS”)
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: Encourage young people to take action in planning out their studies and identifying employment opportunities. Inspire young people to take part in civil society and become more involved in their communities. Support broad-based, inclusive economic growth in Jordan.
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: 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-JOR
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to Jordan
Posted Date: Mar 03, 2019
Close Date: Multiple, please see section D. Application and Submission Information
Last Updated Date: Mar 03, 2019
Award Ceiling: $10,000
Award Floor: $1,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $40,000
Expected Number of Awards: 8
Description: The U.S. Embassy in Jordan’s Public Affairs Section (PAS) 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 (“APS”), outlining our program priorities and the procedures for submitting requests for funding. Please carefully follow all instructions below. Purpose of PAS Small Grants: Public Affairs Section small grants are focused on projects that clearly support our mission priorities. The Small Grants Program will focus on the below Strategic Priorities: Encourage young people to take action in planning out their studies and identifying employment opportunities Inspire young people to take part in civil society and become more involved in their communities Support broad-based, inclusive economic growth in Jordan. Target Audiences: Proposals should describe both the primary and secondary audiences for the program, including numbers anticipated to be reached. Primary audiences are those who will participate directly in the program, while secondary audiences are those who will be reached by the project’s primary audiences, as a result of their participation. For example, in a teacher training program, the primary audience would be the teachers who will be trained, while the secondary audience would be their students. Audiences who are considered a priority for grants funded under this APS are: Jordanian youth under age 30 Areas outside the Greater Amman Municipality Please note that proposals addressing audiences not listed above are still eligible, but such proposals must clearly indicate why addressing the proposed audience is especially important to achieving the goals stated in Section A above of this APS. Program Partners: Partnerships with other organizations are not required for eligibility under this APS. However, to the degree that cooperation with key partners, multipliers, and influencers will enhance the effectiveness of the project, such partnerships are encouraged. The following types of projects are not eligible for funding: Charitable or development activities; Construction projects; Projects that support specific religious activities; Fund-raising campaigns; Lobbying for specific legislation or projects; Scientific research; Projects that serve to promote only one faith or religion; Projects intended primarily for the growth or institutional development or maintenance of the applicant organization or its partner organizations that are involved in the proposal; Projects that duplicate existing projects; Individual travel to attend a conference and/or courses at any educational institution. Authorizing legislation, type and year of funding: Funding authority rests in the Smith-Mundt Act. The source of funding is FY2019 Public Diplomacy Funding. Please see full announcement under the link below: https://jo.usembassy.gov/embassy/jordan/sections-offices/public-diplomacy/small-grants/
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