ANK-NOFO-FY18-01, Public Affairs Grant Program – U.S. Department of State, U.S. Embassy Ankara
Internal Deadline: Contact Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline: March 28, 2018; 17:00 Turkey Time
Award Information: Type: Grant
Estimated Number of Awards: N/A
Anticipated Amount: Awards may range from a minimum of $5,000 to a maximum of $100,000
Submission Process: PIs must submit their application as a Limited Submission through the Office of Research Application Portal: https://app.wizehive.com/webform/USCgrants
Materials to submit:
- Single Page Proposal Summary (0.5” margins; single-spaced; font type: Arial, Helvetica, or Georgia typeface; font size: 11 pt). Page limit includes references and illustrations. Pages that exceed the 1-page limit will be excluded from review.
- CV – (5 pages maximum)
Who May Serve as PI: Applications that have in kind or cost sharing support from other organizations are also considered stronger.
The U.S. Embassy Ankara, Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program to Support Shared Security, Strengthen Economic Prosperity or Reinforce U.S. – Turkish Shared Values. Please carefully follow all instructions below.
Priority Region: Projects located outside Turkey’s largest cities are considered stronger.
- Support Shared Security – Projects that support and advance cooperation between the U.S. and Turkey on defeating ISIS/Daesh and other extremist groups; projects in Turkey that support advancing stability in Syria; all facets of counterterrorism efforts; and transnational crime. Also projects that support and advance cooperation between the United States and Turkey in NATO and other multilateral security organizations.
- Strengthen Economic Prosperity – Projects which promote trade and investment with the United States, and support entrepreneurship and innovation. Projects which support science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education among Turkish youth.
- Reinforce U.S.-Turkish Shared Values – Projects which build mutual understanding and promote U.S.-culture, including American Studies, English teaching/learning, music, art, sports, and education, and encourage study in the United States. Also projects that support human rights, women’s and youth empowerment, LGBT rights, diversity, acceptance of minority groups, and other areas of mutual interest that promote freedom and democracy.
Preference will be given to individuals and organizations with a proven track record of executing superior cultural and NGO events and programs. Applications with an American component are considered stronger.
Projects that have an established working Memorandum of Understanding among all partners will also be considered stronger. Projects should have a public teaching/public dialogue or educational component. Project implementation timeline should not start before the end of May 2018.
Visit our Institutionally Limited Submission webpage for updates and other announcements.