Administration of the Edward M. Kennedy Center for Public Service and the Arts (EMK Center)


Funding Opportunity ID: 295695
Opportunity Number: NOFO-FY2017-EMK001
Opportunity Title: Administration of the Edward M. Kennedy Center for Public Service and the Arts (EMK Center)
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: Public Diplomacy
CFDA Number(s): 19.040
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: The American Center encourages applications from non-profit organizations, foundations, trusts, community-based organizations and educational institutions that have legal standing in Bangladesh and/or in the United States, and the appropriate registrations as per the local regulatory requirements. Commercial firms and for-profit entities are not eligible to apply for this funding opportunity.
Agency Code: DOS-BGD
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to Bangladesh
Posted Date: Jul 20, 2017
Close Date: Aug 21, 2017
Last Updated Date: Jul 20, 2017
Award Ceiling: $650,000
Award Floor: $600,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $650,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: Objectives The successful applicant will provide general and administrative support to the EMK Center. This includes providing staff to operate the center and to develop and implement approved programs under the oversight of the U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section with final approval by the Public Affairs Officer of the U.S. Embassy (Director of the American Center). The Recipient will be responsible for overseeing financial operations of the Center, overall physical maintenance, and facilitating all payments including but not limited to salaries, utilities, rent, maintenance and upkeep, in a timely manner. The Recipient will also be responsible for compliance with all program guidelines as developed in consultation with the U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer. Under this award the Recipient will provide the following: 1) Human Resources Management 2) Access to information and materials 3) Maintenance 4) Programming 5) Reporting. As this funding opportunity is a Cooperative Agreement, the Public Affairs Section will have significant involvement in the management and administration and programming of the EMK Center.
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