Regional Women?s Cricket Leadership Exchange

Quick Facts

Due DateJuly 3, 2014 (Thursday)
Award Amount$ 300,000 - $ 450,000
Category of Funding ActivityOther - Public Diplomacy
Eligible Applicants
  • Others - Eligibility is open to all U.S., Afghan, and international organizations or companies with direct experience in implementing sports or exchange activities in the region and a proven track record of success implementing projects in Afghanistan. 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 is pleased to announce an open competition for assistance awards through this Request for Grant Proposals (RFGP). PAS Kabul invites all eligible organizations (see Section IV for Eligibility Requirements) to submit a proposal for the development, coordination, and implementation of a regional sports leadership exchange for female cricket players from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India. For this project, a group of approximately 15 participants from each of these three countries (consisting of players and coaches, staff, and chaperones as necessary), will participate in one week-long leadership and cricket skill-building exchange programs in each of the three countries. For each exchange week, the implementing partner will work closely with the hosting country to organize a program that includes professional cricket training, leadership and team-building activities, cultural excursions to familiarize guests with the host country, and friendly matches.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberSCAKAB-14-GR-009-SCA-06032014
Funding Opportunity TitleRegional Women?s Cricket Leadership Exchange
Opportunity CategoryOther - Public Diplomacy
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationPublic Diplomacy
Number of Awards1
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateJune 3, 2014 (Tuesday)
Application Due DateJuly 3, 2014 (Thursday)
Application Archive DateAugust 2, 2014 (Saturday)
Total Program Funding$ 450,000
Award Amount$ 300,000 - $ 450,000
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 or companies with direct experience in implementing sports or exchange activities in the region and a proven track record of success implementing projects in Afghanistan. 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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