Local Grant Program


NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Luanda, Angola (PAS Luanda) is pleased to request proposals for funding under the Embassy’s Public Diplomacy Grants program. Please read and follow all instructions carefully.

Funding Opportunity Number:

CFDA Number: 19.040 Public Diplomacy Programs for Angola (DOCX 30 KB)

Date Opened: August 24, 2018

Submission Deadline: September 3, 2018 (18:59, WAT – West African Time)

Federal Agency Contact: Nafeesah Allen

Email: PASInboxLuanda@state.gov

Health TechCamp Angola (Deadline: July 21, 2019; 23:59, WAT – West African Time)

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Luanda, Angola seeks proposals to provide logistical support to plan and host the “Health TechCamp Angola” in September 2019 in Luanda, Angola. This TechCamp aims to improve and expand sharing of public health information about vector-borne diseases, including Zika and Yellow Fever, through strengthening existing networks and connections of public health officials and communicators across Angola. The program will facilitate the co-creation of software solutions that enable interoperability (i.e. automated health information exchange) between Health Information System (HIS) platforms currently deployed in Angola for more effective integrated disease surveillance and response. This three-day program will bring together key Angolan Ministry of Health officers, key members of the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology, public health experts, and tech entrepreneurs familiar with the existing systems. The TechCamp will also kick start the process of developing a national HIS strategy and enterprise architecture as roadmaps for scaling these platforms. Click on the hyperlink above for the full notice of funding opportunity.

English for Specific Purpose Conversations at American Spaces in Angola

Purpose of Grant: The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Luanda, Angola seeks proposals to organize, and implement English language conversations program at the American Spaces (the American Center at the U.S. Embassy, and the American Corner in Cazenga) and at its extensions (Mediateca do Cazenga and Luanda) throughout the calendar year 2019. This is a longterm project; implementation begins March to December 2019.

Overview:The main objective of this grant is to organize, implement and manage English language learning activitiesat the American Spaces. The objective of the program is to offer various audiences the opportunity to practice listenening to and speaking English, promote American culture and values, and learn new vocabulary related to specific fields such as entrepreneurship, digital literacy, law, economics, engineering, etc. These activities should be very well structured and interactive to ensure that participants will be able to improve their level of English language comprehension. There will be one session per week. Each session will be one hour and thirty minutes (1h30). Total contact hours for the year will be 60 for each of the 4 spaces, totalizing 240 hours for all of them.  read more

Combatting Wildlife Trafficking in Sub-Saharan Africa

The Department of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) announces an open competition for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 projects to combat wildlife trafficking. Applicants are invited to submit proposals describing how they will address programming activities described in the Notice of Funding Opportunity SFOP0005708 “Combatting Wildlife Trafficking in Sub-Saharan Africa”.  INL seeks to support combating wildlife trafficking projects where activities are based in Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Namibia, Uganda and Zambia that will build upon Sub-Saharan Africa’s civilian law enforcement capabilities to combat wildlife crime and their response to wildlife trafficking by (1) strengthening legislative frameworks (2) building investigative and enforcement capacity (3) enhancing prosecutorial and judicial capacity, and (4) providing necessary related equipment.

To submit an application for this funding opportunity, please review the instructions on SAMS Domestic under funding opportunity SFOP0005708.

Eligible organizations may include: U.S. based non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) or educational institutions having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS or overseas-based non-profit/non-governmental organizations (NGOs) or private/state educational institutions.

Proposals must be submitted via SAMS Domestic by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on June 32019, to be eligible for consideration. To be competitive under this funding opportunity, applicants must be fully responsive to all directions in the Notice of Funding Opportunity.

If you have any questions please contact Karen Gilbride at gilbridekm@state.gov or Marcio Ferramenta at ferramentaml@state.gov.

SFOP0005674

The Department of State Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons (TIP Office) announces an open competition for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 projects to combat trafficking in persons outside of the United States. Applicants are invited to submit proposals describing how they will address at least one of the programming activities described in the Notice of Funding Opportunity. To submit an application for this funding opportunity, please review the instructions on SAMS Domestic under funding opportunity SFOP0005674.

Organizations eligible to apply include U.S.-based and foreign nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), public international organizations (PIOs), non-profits, for-profit organizations, and institutions of higher education. For-profit organizations are not permitted to generate profits from grant-funded activities. U.S. government agencies and foreign governments are not eligible to apply.

Proposals must be submitted via SAMS Domestic by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on May 3, 2019, to be eligible for consideration. To be competitive under this funding opportunity, applicants must be fully responsive to all directions in the Notice of Funding Opportunity.

If you have any questions please contact Karen Gilbride at gilbridekm@state.gov or Pedro Tavares at tavarespm@state.gov.