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.
Utilize This Offer
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