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U.S. Consulate Lagos Annual Program Statement (APS)

Type: Posted • Opportunity: PDS-NOFO-FY24-01

Description

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The U.S. Consulate Lagos Public Diplomacy Section (PDS) 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: PDS Lagos invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and Nigeria 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.

The announcement is an open competition for non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that are either registered in Nigeria or the United State that will implement their projects in the U.S. Consulate's area of responsibilities: Abia, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti, Enugu, Imo, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo, and Rivers states.

Background
The U.S. Consulate Lagos Public Diplomacy Section (PDS) 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.

Grant Details
PDS Lagos invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and Nigeria through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. The announcement is an open competition for non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that are either registered in Nigeria or the United States and will implement their projects in the U.S. Consulate’s area of responsibilities.

Eligibility Requirements
The Public Diplomacy Section encourages applications from registered Nigerian or U.S. not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience. Non-profit or governmental educational institutions are also eligible to apply. For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply.

Period of Performance
Length of performance period: 12 months or less. Anticipated program start date: June 2024.

Grant Value
Total available funding: $450,000. Awards may range from a minimum of $15,000 to a maximum of $30,000.

Place of Performance
The grant will be implemented in the U.S. Consulate’s area of responsibilities: Abia, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti, Enugu, Imo, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo and Rivers states.

Overview

Category of Funding
Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Funding Instruments
Grant
Grant Category
Discretionary
Cost Sharing / Matching Requirement
False
Source
On 12/27/23 the Department of State posted grant opportunity PDS-NOFO-FY24-01 for U.S. Consulate Lagos Annual Program Statement (APS) with funding of $450,000. The grant will be issued under grant program 19.040 Public Diplomacy Programs. It is expected that 15 total grants will be made worth between $15,000 and $30,000.

Timing

Posted Date
Dec. 27, 2023, 12:00 a.m. EST
Closing Date
Feb. 26, 2024, 12:00 a.m. EST Due in 1 Days
Last Updated
Dec. 27, 2023, 5:18 a.m. EST
Version
1
Archive Date
March 27, 2024

Eligibility

Eligible Applicants
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Info
The Public Diplomacy Section encourages applications from: * Registered Nigerian or U.S. not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience. * Non-profit or governmental educational institutions.

Award Sizing

Ceiling
$30,000
Floor
$15,000
Estimated Program Funding
$450,000
Estimated Number of Grants
15

Contacts

Contact
Gabriel Andrew Grantor
Contact Phone
23414603553

Documents

Posted documents for PDS-NOFO-FY24-01

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