U.S. Department of State, Bureau of EAP: Regional Environment, Science, Technology & Health Program for Northeast and Southeast Asia

Deadline: 9 June 2017

The U.S. Department of State Bureau of East Asia Pacific Affairs (EAP) is seeking applications for its “Regional Environment, Science, Technology, and Health (ESTH) Program” environmental awards to support local and regional small-scale environmental projects in eligible countries in Southeast Asia.

These awards are funded through EAP regional foreign assistance funds, and managed by the OES Regional Environment, Science, Technology, and Health (ESTH) Officer for Northeast and Southeast Asia posted to Bangkok.

Focus Areas

Projects should address one or more of the following environmental areas of focus:

  • Food security: agriculture and/or fisheries
  • Sustainable economic development
  • Adaptation to changing environmental conditions, e.g., coastal management
  • Waste management, including marine litter
  • Air quality
  • Maintaining biodiversity and healthy ecosystems
  • Creation and/or management of marine protected areas
  • Environment or health-related education (particularly for underserved groups)
  • Capacity building for scientific research on environmental issues
  • Development of new technology for application to environmental issues

Funding Information

  • Estimated Total Program Funding: $87,500
  • Award Ceiling: $24,999
  • Award Floor: $5,000

Eligibility Criteria

  • EAP welcomes applications from U.S.-based and foreign-based non-profit organizations/nongovernmental organizations (NGO), public international organizations, private, public, or state institutions of higher education; and for-profit organizations or businesses.
  • Eligible Applicants:
    • Individuals
    • For profit organizations other than small businesses
    • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
    • Independent school districts
    • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
    • Private institutions of higher education
    • Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
    • Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
    • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
    • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Proposed project activities may take place only in following countries: Burma, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Thailand, or Vietnam.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

For more information, please visit Grants.gov.

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