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Public Diplomacy Grant Program in Uganda - deadlines: 31-Dec-21 / 15-Mar-22 / 30-May-22

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted November 26, 2021 from Brazil
Expires on May 29, 2022
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The U.S. Mission in Uganda’s Public Affairs Office has announced that funding is available through the Public Diplomacy Grant Program.

Its objectives are to promote positive relations between the people of Uganda and the United States; reinforce shared values; and connect high potential Ugandan youth and young professionals (aged 16 to 35) as well as established professional leaders to the American people through projects.

Grants are intended for committed and organized civil-society organizations, local representatives of civil society, think tanks, non-governmental organizations, cultural institutions,

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The Public Affairs Office encourages applications from all sectors: committed and organized civil-society organizations, local representatives of civil society, think tanks, non-governmental organizations, cultural institutions, academic institutions, and individuals.

All grantees must have a non-profit status.

They seek proposals for activities that engage geographically and demographically diverse audiences within Uganda.

U.S. NGOs, international NGS, and individuals may apply.

Applications in partnership between U.S. and Ugandan NGOs / individuals are encouraged.

All organizations applying for an award must have the following registrations:
a) Dun and Bradstreet (D&B) Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number.
b) NATO Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE/NCAGE) code.
c) System for Award Management ( (If you have applied and have not yet received the registration number, provide proof of application).

Award Ceiling: US$40,000.
Award Floor: US$5,000.

Projects generally should be completed within one year or less.

For Fiscal Year 2022 all proposals submitted in response to this Annual Program Statement must include a contingency plan describing how the proposed activity would be implemented in the event that COVID-19 related health restrictions are in place during the anticipated period of performance.

Applications will be reviewed three times during Fiscal Year 2022. The deadlines for application are:
> Round 1: December 31, 2021.
> Round 2: March 15, 2022.
> Round 3: May 30, 2022.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Nov 26, 2021
Nov 26, 2021

Friendly reminders:
1. Find and analyze open and closed grants opportunities that interest you. Try to discover:
• what they have in common, and
• how you can think ahead / plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Gather or update paperwork (certificates, attests, statements, resumes, letters of recommendation, etc.) and information usually required by calls such this one.
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start NOW!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting.
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network.
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others.
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page (repost it). Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and / or its Resource Exchange section.

Best regards,

Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Nov 29, 2021
Nov 29, 2021

Thanks, Ana.