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U.S. Embassy in Tunisia: Annual Program Statement 2021

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted January 13, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on May 20, 2021
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The U.S. Mission in Tunisia’s Public Affairs Office (PAO) is pleased to announce that funding is available through the Public Diplomacy Grant Program.

The objectives of the Public Diplomacy Grant Program are to promote positive relations between Tunisia and the United States; reinforce shared values; and connect Tunisia’s emerging leaders to the American people through projects that:
a) Strengthen understanding of U.S. values and institutions; highlight U.S. culture, including American Studies, English language teaching/learning, and study in the United States; and support diversity, acceptance of minority groups, and other areas of mutual interest.
b) Help Tunisian youth explore and discover their potential through innovative science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) programs, as well as entrepreneurship programs.
c) Encourage Tunisia youth to participate in civic life through social entrepreneurship, volunteerism, and community engagement.
d) Support youth-focused efforts to preserve and protect Tunisian cultural heritage, both antiquity sites/monuments and traditional forms of cultural expression.

Utilize This Offer

Eligibility Criteria:
1. 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;
2. All grantees must have a non-profit status.
3. They seek proposals for activities that engage geographically and demographically diverse audiences within Tunisia.
4. U.S. NGOs and individuals may apply, but preference is given to Tunisian NGOs or to partnerships that develop capacity with Tunisian NGOs.
5. 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; and
c) System for Award Management (SAM.gov).

Grants range from USD$5,000 up to USD$25,000.

Applications will be reviewed three times during Fiscal Year 2021. The next deadlines for application are:
Round 2: March 1, 2021.
Round 3: May 1, 2021.

For more information, please visit https://tn.usembassy.gov/public-diplomacy-annual-program-statement-2021/

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 13
Jan 13

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Jill Langhus
Jan 15
Jan 15

Thanks, Ana.