U.S. Mission in Iraq: Visiting American Professionals Program for Iraq

Deadline: 28 February 2017

The U.S. Mission in Iraq announces an open competition for eligible organizations to submit proposals for a cooperative agreement to develop and implement the Visiting American Professionals Program for Iraq. Public Affairs Section (PAS) Baghdad seeks to enable U.S. experts to engage with Iraqi audiences, in person and via virtual platforms, on a variety of topics in accordance with Mission Iraq goals through this program.

The Visiting American Professionals Program for Iraq will promote an understanding of U.S. strategic priorities, policies, and institutions, as well as build linkages between U.S and Iraqi experts and institutions. Proposals should be developed to include programmatic events for 8-10 visiting speakers to Iraq and 10-15 virtual speakers throughout the 12-month timeframe.

Grant Size

Subject to the availability of funds, the Embassy expects to award one cooperative agreement up to $350,000 to carry out the Visiting American Professionals Program for Iraq.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:

  • Be a local Iraqi or internationally based non-profit organization; a U.S. non-profit organization meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501 © (3); an academic institution; or another institution for which profit is not a primary motive;
  • Have demonstrated experience administering education and/or information outreach programming;
  • Have the capacity to operate in Iraq, or have active partnerships with organization(s) operating in Iraq

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

Eligible Country: United States and Iraq

For more information, please visit Grants.gov.

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