U.S. Mission to Azerbaijan in Baku: Annual Program Statement of Public Diplomacy Programs

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Funding Opportunity ID: 324236
Opportunity Number: AZE-PAS-FY20-01
Opportunity Title: U.S. Mission to Azerbaijan in Baku: Annual Program Statement of Public Diplomacy Programs
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Arts (see “Cultural Affairs” in CFDA)
Community Development
Education
Employment, Labor and Training
Humanities (see “Cultural Affairs” in CFDA)
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 19.040
Eligible Applicants: Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Individuals
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOS-AZE
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to Azerbaijan
Posted Date: Feb 06, 2020
Close Date: Dec 31, 2020 Rolling basis through the calendar year subject to availability.
Last Updated Date: Feb 06, 2020
Award Ceiling: $50,000
Award Floor: $5,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $100,000
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Description: A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy Baku Public Affairs Section (PAS) is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Annual Program Statement. U.S. Embassy Baku’s Annual Program Statement solicits proposals for projects that further the U.S. Mission’s public diplomacy goals of expanding and strengthening people-to-people ties between Azerbaijan and the United States, engaging with local media, and building and strengthening local partners through the specific objectives listed. Public diplomacy programming includes cultural programming, educational exchanges, workshops and training for entrepreneurs, English-language programming, innovation in and improvement of education systems, promoting science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, and promoting professional journalism. All programs must include a connection with American culture, expert(s), organization(s), or institution(s) in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policies and perspectives. Examples of PAS program activities include, but are not limited to: · Academic and professional lectures, seminars, and speaker programs on the topics of entrepreneurship, STEM, education policy and reforms, among others; · Artistic and cultural workshops, joint performances, and exhibitions; · Professional and academic exchanges and programs; · English-language programming; · Trainings and workshops for professionals; · Programs to engage young people, women, or vulnerable populations. Participants and Audiences: The intended audience for potential projects includes entrepreneurs, educators, journalists, young people, women, IDP and other vulnerable communities, persons with disabilities, and the public. B. FEDERAL AWARD INFORMATION Length of performance period: 12 months maximum Number of awards anticipated: up to 10 awards, depending on available funds Award amounts: awards may range from a minimum of $5,000 to a maximum of $50,000 Type of Funding: FY 20/21 Public Diplomacy Funds, pending availability of funds Anticipated program start date: rolling This notice is subject to availability of funding.
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