U.S. Speaker and Specialist Program for India

Quick Facts

Due DateMarch 31, 2014 (Monday)
Award Amount$ 100,000 - $ 500,000
Category of Funding ActivityOther - Department of State Speaker Program for Mission India
Eligible Applicants
  • Others - 1. Non-profit. The U.S. Embassy New Delhi Public Affairs Section only accepts applications from U.S. and Indian organizations that are legally registered not-for-profit non-governmental organizations with at least two years of experience working with an expert speaker program. 2. Proper and complete registrations and rights. Applicants must acquire all required registrations in the United States and / or India. All intellectual property considerations and rights must be fully met in the United States and India. Local Indian partners (sub grantee) must have a valid Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) number from the Government of India. 3. Additional requirements may apply. Proposals must be submitted to grants.gov and to the following email address ND_GrantApplications@state.gov. The subject line of your email must be as follows: ?Your organization?s name ? NDRFP14-01 ? U.S. Speaker and Specialist Program for India.?

Program Description

This program will connect U.S. experts (U.S. citizens only) with Indian audiences and institutions. The U.S. Speaker and Specialist Program will send American experts to India to engage with audiences through lectures, workshops, and seminars; through appearances in foreign media; and in a consultancy capacity. The U.S. Speaker and Specialist Program will promote an understanding of U.S. strategic priorities, policies and institutions; and build linkages between U.S. and Indian experts and institutions. Speakers will address topics identified by the U.S. Mission in India. Speakers will be programmed with a variety of professional audiences in a wide range of disciplines; however, English language teaching and the performing arts are specifically excluded.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberNDRFP14-01
Funding Opportunity TitleU.S. Speaker and Specialist Program for India
Opportunity CategoryOther - Department of State Speaker Program for Mission India
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationDepartment of State Speaker Program for Mission India
Number of Awards1
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateFebruary 11, 2014 (Tuesday)
Application Due DateMarch 31, 2014 (Monday)
Application Archive DateApril 30, 2014 (Wednesday)
Total Program Funding$ 400,000
Award Amount$ 100,000 - $ 500,000
CFDA Number
  • 19.040 - Public Diplomacy Programs

Eligible Applicants

  • Others - 1. Non-profit. The U.S. Embassy New Delhi Public Affairs Section only accepts applications from U.S. and Indian organizations that are legally registered not-for-profit non-governmental organizations with at least two years of experience working with an expert speaker program. 2. Proper and complete registrations and rights. Applicants must acquire all required registrations in the United States and / or India. All intellectual property considerations and rights must be fully met in the United States and India. Local Indian partners (sub grantee) must have a valid Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) number from the Government of India. 3. Additional requirements may apply. Proposals must be submitted to grants.gov and to the following email address ND_GrantApplications@state.gov. The subject line of your email must be as follows: ?Your organization?s name ? NDRFP14-01 ? U.S. Speaker and Specialist Program for India.?

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of State
Program Information Website-
ContactOffice: U.S. Mission to India
Grant Applications Manager, U.S. Embassy New Delhi
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