Tuesday, June 21, 2016

PAS Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program: Seeking Ebola-Related Projects to help Survivors


Deadline: 5 July 2016
The Public Affairs Section of U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea, is currently accepting proposals through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants program for Ebola-related projects. These projects must help survivors, the local health system, or local communities to prevent further Ebola outbreaks or to help Ebola survivors re-integrate into their communities.
Project Priorities
  • Strengthen the ties between the United States and Guinea
  • Advance peace, security, and opportunity in Guinea through the promotion of good governance, rule of law, enhanced and educated civic participation, and increased democracy.
  • Promote empowerment and advancement of youthwomen, and/or religious and ethnic minorities.
  • Increase public support for U.S.-Guinean cooperation in business, entrepreneurship,science and technology and support sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction.
  • Promote public support and respect for American values, in particular broader understanding and protection of human rights.
  • Promote awareness of and appreciation for American art and culture.
Funding Information: Only projects with a budget of $10,000 U.S. or under will be considered.
Eligibility Criteria
  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Projects that show technical innovation, or focus mainly on training and capacity-building, will be given special consideration.
  • Projects that focus mainly on the buying of equipment or the paying of salaries will not be considered.
  • Projects should have a strong American component or be related to American values.
  • The Embassy will give preference to organizations with a proven track record of executing superior events and programs, and those with a cost share component.
How to Apply
Interested applicants can apply via given website.
Eligible Country: United States
For more information, please visit grants.gov.

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