Agency to Offer $20M for Cultural Exchange

Agency: U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID); Program: American Schools and Hospitals Abroad Program (CFDA Number: 98.006) (Funding Opportunity Number: APS-ASHA-16-000001); Eligibility: Colleges and nonprofits; Funding (estimated): $20 million for a 35 awards (no match required); Deadline: TBA.

Summary: Projects involving secondary schools are encouraged. USAID will soon release a NOFA on this funding program to support a U.S.-based programs that promote a cultural exchange through schools and hospitals located overseas. The agency is especially interested in programs that support foreign secondary schools or youth vocational training centers. The agency anticipates launching the competition later this year.

Info: (notice); Kerrin Goodspeed, 202/712-0510,

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Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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