The Public Diplomacy Section of the Palestinian Affairs Unit (PAU-PD) has announced an open competition for a grant through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): 2021 Road to Global Entrepreneurship Week Program.
The purpose of The Road to Global Entrepreneurship Week grant is to implement activities during and leading to the week of 8–14 November 2021 that will inspire Palestinian entrepreneurs through local, national, regional and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators.
These activities, from large-scale competitions and events to intimate networking gatherings, will aim to enhance the participants skills and connect them to potential collaborators, mentors and even investors in the United States and throughout the world— introducing them to new and exciting opportunities and creating partnerships with the American business sector.
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Eligible primary applicants for such grants must be not-for-profit American or Palestinian organizations based in or with experience and / or partners working in Jerusalem, the West Bank, or Gaza.
All proposed projects must:
a) aim to advance the PAU-PD mission goals stated above,
b) contain a substantive American element, and
c) achieve maximum possible impact.
The overall objective is to empower the Palestinian entrepreneurial ecosystem to thrive as well as celebrate innovation through focused activities utilizing these elements.
Award Estimated amount: US$70,000.
Estimated period of performance period: 8 to 12 months.
Anticipated program start date: on / about July 21st, 2021.
Closing Date for Applications: June 21, 2021.
For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=333478