U.S. Mission to India: Seeking Applications for Smart Cities Collaboration Competition

Deadline: 20 February 2019

The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section in New Delhi is seeking applications for its program entitled “Smart Cities Collaboration Competition”.

Program Goals

The goal of this funding opportunity is to strengthen people-to-people ties between the U.S. and India through the exchange of information, experience, and expertise. This project is expected to advance this goal by:

  • Empowering India’s youth, entrepreneurial, and academic communities to address challenges in their city.
  • Generating practical solutions toward making cities smarter by sharing U.S. best practices and expertise.
  • Supporting and strengthening the U.S.-India Smart Cities partnership.

Elements

  • Water supply
  • Electricity supply (focus on solar energy)
  • Sanitation
  • Efficient urban mobility and public transport
  • Robust IT connectivity and digitalization
  • Good governance, specially e-governance and citizen participation
  • Health and education
  • Safety and security of citizens, especially women and girls
  • Sustainable development

Funding Information

  • Estimated Total Program Funding: $30,000
  • Award Ceiling: $30,000
  • Award Floor: $25,000

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligibility is open to all non-profit, non-governmental organizations. Individuals are not eligible for an award under this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). Organizations may sub-contract with other entities, but only one, non-profit, non-governmental entity can be the prime recipient of the award. When sub-contracting with other entities, the responsibilities of each entity must be clearly defined in the proposal.
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=311385

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