Funding Opportunity: U.S. Consulate General Lagos, Public Affairs Section 2018 Small Grants Program

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Funding Opportunity: U.S. Consulate General Lagos, Public Affairs Section 2018 Small Grants Program

Funding Opportunity: U.S. Consulate General Lagos, Public Affairs Section 2018 Small Grants Program

Funding Opportunity: U.S. Consulate General Lagos, Public Affairs Section 2018 Small Grants Program

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate General Lagos invites non-governmental organizations working in Southern Nigeria to submit proposals for small (up to 9,900. USD) grants.

Eligibility Requirements

Grants must support at least one of the following goals:

Democracy and Human Rights – for instance: minority integration, human rights, transparency in government, freedom of media, empowerment of women and youth, and citizen participation in entrepreneurship.

Mutual Understanding – including: art and culture, education

Global Issues – such as: environment, energy independence and sustainability, counter-terrorism, immigration, and economic prosperity.

The criterion for grants is:

Applicant must be a Nigerian non-governmental organization (NGO) that is registered, or individuals based in, the following states: Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Osun, Ekiti, Ondo, Edo, Delta, Bayelsa, Rivers, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Enugu, Imo, Abia, Ebonyi, and Cross River.

Applicant must live and work in one of the above mentioned states.

Only one proposal per group for this funding opportunity.

Applicant may have received a previous PAS small grant only one time.

Period of performance is 12 months.

The request for grant funds is between USD 2,000 to 9,900. (Note: Funds will be given in Naira at the official CBN rate at the time the grant is awarded.)

Applicant must submit, via e-mail, a complete application as described in this notice.

The e-mail address for submission is:
LagosPASGrants@state.gov

Only proposals submitted via e-mail, by March 29, in the correct format will be considered.

Priority will be given to projects… Demonstrate substantial benefits to the participants’ community;

Provide concrete, realistic goals and objectives with an equally realistic budget;

Are free of spelling and grammar errors, in clear, concise English.

Deadline for submission

March 29, 2018. Depending on the availability of funding, grants will be awarded in June, 2018.

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