Cultural Programming in Herat Province

Quick Facts

Due DateJune 15, 2014 (Sunday)
Award Amount$ 75,000 - $ 95,000
Category of Funding ActivityOther - Public Diplomacy
Eligible Applicants
  • Others - Eligibility is open to all U.S., Afghan, and international organizations with direct experience in conducting cultural and educational programs, and a proven track record of success implementing projects in Herat Province, Afghanistan. For-profit entities are not eligible for this opportunity. Organizations must demonstrate current country registration license (when applicable), competent programmatic ability and be able to meet reporting requirements. Non-Afghan organizations or companies are required to partner with an Afghan organization or company.

Program Description

The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan invites all eligible organizations (see Section IV for Eligibility Requirements) to submit a proposal for a Cooperative Agreement to design, organize and implement cultural programming in Herat City and other parts of Herat Province over the course of one year, in close cooperation with the U.S. Consulate in Herat. The programs will engage the general public and important target audiences by addressing a series of issues that are priorities for the United States government (USG) and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIROA). A successful proposal will address all the requirements outlined in this Request for Grant Proposals (RFGP), demonstrate the organization's professional experience in conducting similar projects in Herat Province, and the ability to meet the goals and objectives outlined in the RFGP.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberSCAKAB-14-CA-004-SCA-05142014
Funding Opportunity TitleCultural Programming in Herat Province
Opportunity CategoryOther - Public Diplomacy
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationPublic Diplomacy
Number of Awards1
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateMay 14, 2014 (Wednesday)
Application Due DateJune 15, 2014 (Sunday)
Application Archive DateJuly 15, 2014 (Tuesday)
Total Program Funding$ 95,000
Award Amount$ 75,000 - $ 95,000
CFDA Number
  • 19.501 - Public Diplomacy Programs for Afghanistan and Pakistan

Eligible Applicants

  • Others - Eligibility is open to all U.S., Afghan, and international organizations with direct experience in conducting cultural and educational programs, and a proven track record of success implementing projects in Herat Province, Afghanistan. For-profit entities are not eligible for this opportunity. Organizations must demonstrate current country registration license (when applicable), competent programmatic ability and be able to meet reporting requirements. Non-Afghan organizations or companies are required to partner with an Afghan organization or company.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of State
Program Information Website-
ContactOffice: U.S. Mission to Afghanistan
Deborah B. Smith, Grants Manager, Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan

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