Updated Apr 18, 2019CLOSED

U.S. Embassy Banjul Public Affairs Section (PAS) Annual Program Statement

Offered by U.S. Department of State

The U.S. Embassy Banjul Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. This is an Annual Program Statement, outlining our funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding. Please carefully follow all instructions below. Purpose of Small Grants: PAS in Banjul, The Gambia invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and The Gambia 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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GrantType
CLOSEDJun 15, 2019Deadline
Up to $25,000Amount
10Number
UnavailableDuration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented in:
RegionN/A
CountryGambia, The
Focus AreasEconomic Empowerment (Gender)
Education
Citizen Participation (Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance)
Good Governance (Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance)
The Public Affairs Section encourages applications from the United States and The Gambia: Registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience Individuals Non-profit media organizations Professional Trade organizations Non-profit or governmental educational institutions

Priority Program Areas: Strengthening Democratic Institutions, Empowering Civil Society, Bolstering Education, Improving the capacity of Gambians to lead the country’s development

In order to be eligible to receive an award, all organizations must have a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number from Dun & Bradstreet, as well as a valid registration on www.SAM.gov. Individuals are not required to have a DUNS number or be registered in SAM.gov.

Other Requirements

Financial StatementsRecipients will be required to submit financial reports and program reports. The award document will specify how often these reports must be submitted.

Cost sharing is not required.
Reporting Requirements
Recipients will be required to submit financial reports and program reports. The award document will specify how often these reports must be submitted.
Other
The following types of programs are not eligible for funding: Programs relating to partisan political activity; Charitable or development activities; Construction programs; Programs solely focused on purchasing supplies; Programs that support specific religious activities; Fund-raising campaigns; Lobbying for specific legislation or programs; Scientific research; Programs intended primarily for the growth or institutional development of the organization; or Programs that duplicate existing programs. For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply.

Application Directions

In order to best formulate an application, applicants are encouraged to use the Project
Proposal Template. The templates are offered to assist in the application process. Use of the template is not required.

Application And Awards Process

All organizations must have a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number from Dun & Bradstreet, as well as a valid registration on www.SAM.gov. Please see attachmentinformation on how to obtain these registrations.

Individuals are not required to have a DUNS number or be registered
in SAM.gov.

Attachments

APSBanjulPAS20191.pdf
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