The U.S. Embassy in Malabo invites all eligible applicants to submit a proposal for the specific purpose of advancing the objectives. Applications for renewal or supplementation of existing projects will not be considered under this NOFO.
All programs must include an element of American culture or values, or connection with American experts, organizations, or institutions in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives. Preference will be given:
- to proposals from alumni of U.S. exchange programs; and
- to programs that can be conducted safely during the COVID-19 crisis.
Project proposals submitted through this NOFO should address one of the following goals:
- Motivating and empowering youth.
- Increasing social inclusion (i.e. equal rights and opportunities for women, LGBT individuals, and people with disabilities).
- Diversifying the Equatoguinean economy (i.e. training in business development skills, promoting the entrepreneurial spirit, supporting tourism).
- Promoting the English language (i.e. promoting clubs, forums, social media, education, and arts).
- Strengthening the media: increasing media professionalism, access to diverse sources of news, and developing savvy consumption of news.
- Funding Instrument Type: Grant
- Anticipated period of performance: 1-12 months
- Number of awards anticipated: up to 5
- Ceiling of Individual Award Amounts: $10,000
- Eligibility is open to all individuals; all non-profit, non-governmental organizations whose work directly affects Equatoguinean populations. Organizations may sub-contract with other entities, but only one, non-profit, non-governmental entity can be the prime recipient of the award. For profit-entities are not eligible to be the prime recipient of an award under this NOFO. When sub-contracting with other entities, the responsibilities of each entity must be clearly defined in the proposal.
- Previous federal award recipients who are not/were not in compliance with the terms of the award, including the financial and program reporting requirements, are not eligible for an award under the NOFO. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure she or he complies with all applicable terms, conditions, and Office of Management and Budget guidance and requirements.
Applicants must ensure:
- The proposal clearly addresses the goals and objectives of this funding opportunity.
- All documents are in English.
- All budgets are in U.S. dollars.
- All pages are numbered.
- All documents and materials should be scanned into pdf format and sent as a single file that should not exceed 10 MB.
For more information, visit https://gq.usembassy.gov/education-culture/public-diplomacy-grants/