English Language Program Administration

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Funding Opportunity ID: 294012
Opportunity Number: S-MK800-17-PAS-02
Opportunity Title: English Language Program Administration
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Education
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 19.040
Eligible Applicants: 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
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: DOS-MKD
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to Macedonia
Posted Date: May 22, 2017
Close Date: Jun 30, 2017
Last Updated Date: May 22, 2017
Award Ceiling: $25,000
Award Floor: $15,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $25,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The U.S. Embassy Macedonia Public Affairs Section is pleased to announce that funding is available for academic year English language teaching programs that offer primary and/or secondary school students in Macedonia innovative and experiential learning opportunities to improve their English and learn about the United States. Programs should meet at least once a week throughout the academic school year, beginning in September 2017. The main objectives of this program are to: • Provide opportunities for disadvantaged students to improve their English speaking ability. • Teach about American culture and values through English language learning. • Connect students in the United States and Macedonia, so that they can learn more about each other and build relationships. • Promote inter-ethnic understanding among students in Macedonia. Successful applicants should build off of current and previous English language programs run by U.S. Embassy Macedonia, including the Dreams and Friendship and Graphic Novel Programs (see https://mk.usembassy.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/249/2017/05/EnglishLanguagePrograms.pdf for more information). Programs should operate in multiple locations, with preference given to cities that do not have an American Corner. U.S. Embassy Macedonia currently has American Corners in Bitola, Skopje, Stip, Struga, and Tetovo. The locations for all English Language Programs for the 2017-18 academic year will be determined in partnership with Public Affairs.
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