Public Diplomacy Programs

 

To support the achievement of U.S. foreign policy goals and objectives, advance national interests, and enhance national security by informing and influencing foreign publics and by expanding and strengthening the relationship between the people and government of the United States and citizens of the rest of the world.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Active
Program Number
19.040
Federal Agency/Office
Under Secretary For Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs, Department of State
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not applicable.
Authorization
Fulbright Hayes Act, the Mutual and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961 and PL 256, Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 as amended. USC 22, Smith-Mundt Act - US Information and Education Exchange Act of 1948, PL 80-402
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
See specific announcement in www.grants.gov.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Local organizations, See specific announcement in www.grants.gov. Citizens throughout the world as determined by post.
Credentials/Documentation
See specific announcement in www.grants.gov.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. See individual announcement at www.grants.gov.
Award Procedure
A technical review panel reviews proposals and scores them in accordance with published review criteria and determines priority program recommendations for final negotiation on the grant. For further details see individual program accouncement @ www.grants.gov.
Deadlines
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
As determined by post and Embassies. For further details see individual program announcement @www.grants.gov.
Appeals
Not applicable.
Renewals
Based on program needs and availability of funding.
How are proposals selected?
Not applicable.
How may assistance be used?
To support the achievement of U.S. foreign policy goals and objectives, advance national interests, and enhance national security by informing and influencing foreign publics and by expanding and strengthening the relationship between the people and government of the United States and citizens of the rest of the world. See specific announcement in www.grants.gov
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Reporting
Performance Reports: Reporting requirement will be outlined in the grant or cooperative agreement.
Auditing
Not applicable.
Records
Per OMB regulations all records should kept for three years, beginning from the expiration date of the award.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
For further details see individual program announcement @ www.grants.gov. For further details see individual program announcement @ www.grants.gov.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Embassy website for additional information.
Headquarters Office
Carol F. Keith
2200 C Street, N.W.
R/PPR/R, 5th Floor
Washington, DC 20522. US
KeithCF@state.gov
Phone: 202-632-3341.
Financial Information
Account Identification
19-1201-1-3-000
Obligations
(Project Grants) FY 18$129,428,262.00; FY 19 est $34,549,598.00; FY 20 Estimate Not Available FY 17 FY 16 - Public Diplomacy funds are for use by Embassies worldwide
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range between $10,000 and $5,000,000. Average $50,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not applicable.

 



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