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Guinea-Conakry: Public Diplomacy (PD) Grants Program

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted March 29, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on April 30, 2021
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The U.S. Embassy Conakry / Bureau of Public Affairs of the U.S. Department of State has announced an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program to Public Diplomacy Grants.

The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section (PAS) in Conakry is soliciting proposals for grants from not-for-profit, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions that focus on one of the priority areas.

PAS Conakry invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and Guinea through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation.

All programs must include an American cultural element, or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.

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Eligibility Criteria:
1. U.S. and Guinean registered non-for-profit organizations;
2. U.S. and Guinean Civil society / non-governmental organizations;
3. U.S. and Guinean Educational institutions with at least two years of programming experience.

For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply.

Grant proposals should address one or more of the 6 Public Affairs priority areas:
a) Strengthening Civil Society;
b) Supporting Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship;
c) Fostering Regional Stability;
d) Boosting Democracy, Human Rights, and Good Governance;
e) Promoting English Language Capacity;
f) Stimulating Women Empowerment.

All proposals should focus on engaging Guineans in Guinea. Proposals that reach marginalized communities and youth are encouraged.

Length of performance period: 9-12 months.

Award amounts: awards may range from a minimum of USD$5,000 to a maximum of USD$25,000.

Closing Date for Applications: May 01, 2021.

For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=331878

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Mar 29
Mar 29

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you, in order to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests 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. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resources section!
Best,
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Mar 31
Mar 31

Thanks, Ana.