Public Education for Peacebuilding Awards Program


To support American colleges, universities, and public libraries interested in holding events, forums, etc. addressing international peace and conflict resolution.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 04/02/2020 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: United States Institute of Peace
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Not Applicable.
United States Institute of Peace Act: Department of Defense Act, Executive Order nnnnnnn, Title XVII, Part 0000, Section 1701, Public Law 98-525, 98 Stat. 2492,2649,22, 4601 U.S.C 4611.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Public Events
Speaker Forums.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Colleges, universities, and libraries in the U.S. and its territories.
All applicants must complete an application form. The program is administered by the Institute of International Education, IIE. The application can be found at: This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is not applicable. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure
This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110.
Award Procedure
The program is administered by the Institute of International Education, IIE who receives, screens, and makes approval recommendations to USIP. Once approved, awards are administered and tracked by IIE.
Mar 01, 2013 to May 03, 2013
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
From 60 to 90 days.
Not Applicable.
Not Applicable.
How are proposals selected?
The criteria will be included in the application form provided from IIE's website:
How may assistance be used?
Support is provided for a variety of activities, including, but not limited to education or training workshops, lectures, speaker programs, library forums or web-based forums. Please see application guidelines.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
A final report that certifies that USIP funds have been matched, that the event was completed as described and includes information on outcomes, testimonials, and goal achievement. The report is due 4 weeks after the completion of the event. Report forms will be provided. No cash reports are required. No progress reports are required. No expenditure reports are required. No performance monitoring is required.
In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.
Records regarding the program activity and its participants should be maintained for one year.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
Matching Requirements: Percent: 100.%. Organizations must match the award amount on a 1 to 1 basis.
This program does not have MOE requirements.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Projects funded through this program are expected to be conducted within six months of receiving the award. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. Institute of International Education (IIE)
Headquarters Office
April Hall 2301 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20037 Email: Phone: 202-429-3842
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants) FY 12 $500,000; FY 13 est $0; and FY 14 est $0
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Up to $2,000.
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Not Applicable.
Examples of Funded Projects
Not Applicable.


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