Deadline: August 31, 2016 | Views: 6,524

The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Cotonou is seeking proposals from eligible organisations and individuals for a program entitled “Public Affairs Section Small Grants Program 2016” with an aim to promote and shares U.S. values and culture with a variety of Beninese audiences, especially the youth, women and people from rural areas.

Goals:

  • Strengthen Democracy and Good Governance;
  • Expand Development, Economic Prosperity and Trade Opportunities;
  • Advance Education, especially the use of the English language;
  • Promote Sustainable Environment and Biodiversity;
  • Security and Regional Stability.

Domains of interests:

  • English language;
  • Press Freedom;
  • Entrepreneurship;
  • Leadership;
  • Women’s Empowerment;
  • Good Governance;
  • Civil Society;
  • Environment;
  • Biodiversity;
  • Food Security;
  • Human Rights;
  • Arts and Culture;
  • Prevention of Violent extremism.

Funding Information:

The estimated total program funding is $20,000. The US Embassy intends to issue an award for a period of twelve (12) months.

  • Award Ceiling: $10,000
  • Award Floor: $500

Eligibility:

  • Eligibility is open to all individuals, non-profit and non-governmental organizations.
  • Organizations may sub-contract with other entities, but only one, non-profit, nongovernmental entity can be the prime recipient of the award.
  • For profit entities are not eligible to be the prime recipient of an award under this NOFO.
  • When sub-contracting with other entities, the responsibilities of each entity must be clearly defined in the proposal.
  • Applicants must submit proof of their non-profit status with their proposal submission.

Application Process:

Interested applicants must submit their applications electronically via given website.

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The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Cotonou is seeking proposals from eligible organisations and individuals for a program entitled “Public Affairs Section Small Grants Program 2016” with an aim to promote and shares U.S. values and culture with a variety of Beninese audiences, especially the...
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