The U.S. Mission in Morocco’s Public Affairs Office is pleased to announce that funding is available through the Public Diplomacy Grant Program for projects ranging in value from $5,000 to $25,000. Projects for lesser or greater values will be considered on a case-by-case basis. The objectives of the Public Diplomacy Grant Program are to promote positive relations between Morocco and the United States; reinforce shared values; and connect Morocco’s emerging leaders to the American people through projects that: · Strengthen understanding of U.S. values and institutions; highlight U.S. culture, including American Studies, English language teaching/learning, and study in the United States; and support diversity, acceptance of minority groups, and other areas of mutual interest. · Help Moroccan youth explore and discover their potential through innovative science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM,) programs, as well as entrepreneurship programs. · Encourage Moroccan youth to participate in civic life through social entrepreneurship, volunteerism, and community engagement. Notice: For Fiscal Year 2021 all proposals submitted in response to this Annual Program Statement must include a contingency plan describing in detail: 1) how the proposed activity would be implemented in the event that health restrictions are in place during the anticipated period of performance, and 2) the applicant's capacity to conduct programs virtually. APPLICATION PROCESS Application Deadlines Applications will be reviewed two times during Fiscal Year 2020. The deadlines for application are: Round 1: February 28, 2021 Round 2: June 30, 2021 Proposal Format To apply, applicants must complete these forms in English: The Project Narrative Applicant Organizational Information Form The Budget Proposal SF424 (Application for Federal Assistance – Must be signed) SF424A (Budget Information) SF424B (Assurances – Must be signed) Submit all forms in electronic format to RabatGrants@state.gov INQUIRIES For full details of this funding opportunities please visit the link below: https://ma.usembassy.gov/education-culture/funding-opportunities/public-diplomacy-annual-program/ All questions about the Public Diplomacy Grants Program should be addressed to RabatGrants@state.gov
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