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U.S. Mission to India: Smart Cities Collaboration Competition

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted June 19, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on June 22, 2019
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The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section in New Delhi is seeking Proposals for its grant program to strengthen people-to-people ties between the U.S. and India through the exchange of information, experience, and expertise.

This project is expected to advance this goal by:
1. Empowering India’s youth, entrepreneurial, and academic communities to address challenges in their city;
2. Generating practical solutions toward making cities smarter by sharing U.S. best practices and expertise;
3. Supporting and strengthening the U.S.-India Smart Cities partnership.

The objectives of this program are: to organize, implement, and oversee the Smart Cities Competition amongst universities in Rajasthan in collaboration with U.S. universities.

Three student teams from three different universities within will partner with 3 teams from U.S. universities (from existing partnerships or newly created partnerships) across 4 phases of the competition.

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Award Floor: $60,000 - Award Ceiling: $65,000.

Eligibility is open to all non-profit, non-governmental organizations.

Applications must be submitted online via given website.:

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Jill Langhus
Jun 20
Jun 20

Thanks, Ana.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12
Aug 12

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply;
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.