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U.S. Mission to Tanzania: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program 2021

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted June 2, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on June 29, 2021
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The U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania has come up with an open competition for 2021 Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program that promotes educational and cultural engagement and foster mutual understanding between the United States and Tanzania.

The Embassy seeks projects designed to further the development of Tanzania’s future leaders, build the capacity of Tanzanian institutions, and promote awareness and understanding of shared U.S. and Tanzanian values.

The U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam strives to ensure that its efforts reflect the diversity of U.S. society and societies abroad.

The Embassy seeks and encourages the involvement of people from traditionally underrepresented audiences in all its grants, programs and other activities and in its workforce and workplace.

Activities NOT Funded:
• Support for individual or group research projects;
• Support to help defray the costs of study abroad;
• Construction projects;
• Social welfare projects;
• Individual travel to conferences;
• Completion of projects begun with other funds;
• Projects that are inherently political in nature or that contain the appearance of partisanship / support to individual or single party electoral campaigns;
• Political party activities;
• Projects that support specific religious activities.

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Eligibility Criteria:
1. Applicants may be individuals or representatives of civil society and nongovernmental organizations, cultural organizations, or research and academic institutions;
2. Cost Sharing: Inclusion of cost share is not a requirement of this opportunity.
3. All project activities must take place outside of the United States and its territories.
4. All applicants except individuals must complete the following registrations:
a) a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number;
b) in the SAM database;
c) an NCAGE code for non-U.S. organizations.
5. Proposals must have an American component or aspect;
6. Organizations must have a commitment to equal opportunity employment practices and to nondiscrimination practices with regard to beneficiaries, without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.

Program Goals:
a) Strengthen and Promote Democracy and Human Rights;
b) Improve Health and Education of Tanzanians;
c) Inclusive, Broad-Based Economic Growth;
d) Advance Peace and Regional Security.

Awards may range from a minimum of US$2,000 to a maximum of US$24,500.

Length of Performance Period: Six to 12 months.

Anticipated program start date: February-September 2021.

Closing Date for Applications: June 30, 2021.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jun 02
Jun 02

Friendly reminders:
1. Find and analyze open and closed calls that interest you. Try 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!
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Jun 04
Jun 04

Thanks, Ana.