Grants for NGOs in Tanzania


Funding Opportunities

The U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania announces an open competition for initiatives that promote educational and cultural engagement and foster mutual understanding between the United States and Tanzania.  The Embassy seeks projects designed to further the development of Tanzania’s future leaders, build the capacity of Tanzanian institutions, and promote awareness and understanding of shared U.S. and Tanzanian values.

The U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam strives to ensure that its efforts reflect the diversity of U.S. society and societies abroad.  The Embassy seeks and encourages the involvement of people from traditionally underrepresented audiences in all its grants, programs and other activities and in its workforce and workplace.  Opportunities are open to people regardless of their race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, geographic location, socio-economic status, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.  The U.S. Embassy Dar es Salaam is committed to fairness, equity, and inclusion.

Federal Award Information

Funding opportunity:  DOS-DAR-2020
Funding opportunity title:  Annual Program Statement
CFDA number:  19.040 – Public Diplomacy Program
Announcement posted:  February 7, 2020
Closing date for applications:  June 30, 2020
Funding instrument type:  Grant
Document Type:  Grant notice
Program Performance Period:  no more than 12 months
Decision dates:  March 30, 2020 / May 31, 2020 / July 31, 2020
The expected size of individual awards:  Between $2,000 to $25,000
Estimated total funding:  $50,000

Program Description

Proposals are accepted at any time until June 30, 2020.  Grant awards are subject to the availability of funds and generally will not exceed $25,000; most will be smaller.  Requests for support for individual or group research projects, to help defray the costs of study abroad, support social welfare projects, partisan or political party activity, religious activity, or trade or other commercial activity will not be considered.

Applications will be evaluated based on the proposed topic, clearly formulated goals, the target group, and the capacity of the individual or organization to carry out the proposed activity.  Cost-sharing and the inclusion of alumni of the U.S. Department of State exchange programs in developing and implementing grant activity are encouraged.  Applications should explain clearly any other likely sources of funding for the project.


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