U.S. Embassy New Zealand PAS Annual Program Statement



Funding Opportunity ID:300407
Opportunity Number:PAS-NEWZEALAND-2018-01
Opportunity Title:U.S. Embassy New Zealand PAS Annual Program Statement
Opportunity Category:Mandatory
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:PAS New Zealand invites Statement of Interest (SOI) for projects that strengthen security and military cooperation and coordination, promote the mutual benefits of bilateral trade and investment, and deepen the relationships with Pacific communities, in New Zealand, Niue and the Cook Islands, based on our shared values and heritage. 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.
CFDA Number(s):19.040
Eligible Applicants:Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:The Public Affairs Section encourages applications from U.S. New Zealand, Niue, and the Cook Islands: • 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-NZL
Agency Name:Department of State
U.S. Mission to New Zealand
Posted Date:Mar 22, 2018
Close Date:Aug 01, 2018
Last Updated Date:Mar 21, 2018
Award Ceiling:$100,000
Award Floor:$500
Estimated Total Program Funding:$350,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Description:Priority Program Areas: I. U.S. – NEW ZEALAND (INCLUDING NIUE AND THE COOK ISLANDS) BILATERAL RELATIONSHIP Programs that seek to explain U.S. policies, culture, and values to New Zealand, Niuean or Cook Island audiences, resulting in a positive impact on the bilateral relationship. II. REGIONAL SECURITY Programs that address issues of regional security, cybersecurity, non-proliferation, and countering violent extremism, as well as exchanges that promote multilateral cooperation and enhance stability in the Asia-Pacific region. III. ECONOMIC GROWTH Programs related to promoting trade, investment, economic integration and responsible commercial development in the region. IV. PACIFIC ISSUES Programs related to addressing challenges specific to the Pacific/Oceanic region, such as maritime and polar affairs, infrastructure, educational development, health and wellness, and technology.

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