FY 2014 YALI Connect Camps Program in sub-Saharan Africa

Quick Facts

Due DateMay 30, 2014 (Friday)
Award AmountUp to $ 485,000
Category of Funding ActivityOther - none
Eligible Applicants
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Others - none

Program Description

The Collaboratory, a new group focusing on innovation within the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), announces an open competition for the administration of sub-regional Connect Camps in sub-Saharan Africa. Public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3) may submit proposals to conduct eight ???Connect Camps,??? each a week long, focused on professional development for YALI participants. Specifically, the Connect Camps will integrate collaboration, technology and innovation techniques in participatory, in-person workshops on business and entrepreneurship, civic leadership, and public management. Participants will be alumni from the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders who have participated in a U.S. exchange and their mentees, who have not. The week-long camps will be held in four regions of sub-Saharan Africa to allow for ma ximum participation. Participant recruitment, screening, and selection will be conducted by U.S. Embassies in participating countries. The Connect Camps will provide participants access to experts, opportunities for collaboration with the YALI network, and use of new technologies to build on innovative ideas in their chosen fields. It is the Bureau??'s intent to award one cooperative agreement for up to $485,000.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberECA-ECAA-14-003
Funding Opportunity TitleFY 2014 YALI Connect Camps Program in sub-Saharan Africa
Opportunity CategoryOther - none
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category Explanationnone
Number of AwardsNot Available
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementYes
Posted DateApril 10, 2014 (Thursday)
Application Due DateMay 30, 2014 (Friday)
***No Explanation
Application Archive DateJune 29, 2014 (Sunday)
Total Program Funding$ 0
Award AmountUp to $ 485,000
CFDA Number
  • 19.014 - One-Time International Exchange Grant Program

Eligible Applicants

  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Others - none

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of State
Program Information WebsiteFY 2014 YALI Connect Camps Program in sub-Saharan Africa
ContactOffice: Bureau Of Educational and Cultural Affairs
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