Monday, February 6, 2017

The American Center Annual Program Statement

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The American Center Annual Program Statement

Funding Opportunity ID:
Opportunity Number:
Opportunity Title:
The American Center Annual Program Statement
Opportunity Category:
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:
Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity:
Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation:
Public Diplomacy
CFDA Number(s):
Eligible Applicants:
Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
The American Center encourages applications from non-governmental organizations, non-profit organizations, foundations, trusts, community-based organizations and educational institutions that have legal standing in Bangladesh and the appropriate registrations as per the local regulatory requirements. Commercial firms and for-profit entities are not eligible to apply for this funding opportunity.
Agency Code:
Agency Name:
Department of State
Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs
Posted Date:
Feb 06, 2017
Close Date:
Aug 31, 2017
Last Updated Date:
Feb 06, 2017
Award Ceiling:
Award Floor:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards:

The American Center of U.S. Embassy Dhaka is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy grants program, and is seeking proposals for projects throughout the fiscal year (from October to September) that promote U.S.-Bangladesh ties, strengthen democratic and inclusive societies, increase educational and economic opportunity for citizens, and improve access to accurate information. This is an Annual Program Statement, outlining our funding priorities, strategic themes, and procedures for submitting requests for funding. Federal Assistance Awards, hereafter referred to as grants, under this notice are intended for local representatives of civil society, including U.S. or overseas-based non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and private institutions of post-secondary and higher education. Grant proposals submitted should meet one or more of the following U.S. Embassy Dhaka, Public Diplomacy priorities: 1. Promote democratic values, good governance, civil society engagement, and peaceful political processes; 2. Strengthen respect for human rights and inclusive societies (promote tolerance and pluralism); 3. Counter violent extremism; 4. Pursue gender equality and women empowerment, and combat gender based violence; 5. Increase U.S.-Bangladesh educational linkages, English language learning, higher education administration; 6. Cultural and artistic approaches to address any of the above priorities.

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