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Title Due Date Maximum Award Amount Description
FY 2023 United States South Pacific Scholarship Program and FY 2023 United States Timor-Leste Scholarship Program $1,375,000.00

The Office of Academic Exchange Programs of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announces an open competition for an assistance award to administer the FY 2023 United States South Pacific (USSP) Scholarship Program and the FY 2023 United States Timor-Leste (USTL) Scholarship Program. Eligible applicants may submit a proposal to administer one or both of the scholarship programs. U.S. public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 CFR 1.501(c)(3) may submit proposals to organize and carry out academic exchange program activities for approximately eight (8) participants for USSP program (eligible nations for USSP are listed below in the Overview section) and three (3) participants for the USTL program.The Office plans to issue a cooperative agreement to support eight participants to undertake degree studies in the United States for the FY 2023 USSP program for approximately $1,000,000. The Office also plans to issue a cooperative agreement to support three participants to undertake degree studies in the United States for the USTL program for approximately $375,000. Working closely with Public Affairs Sections at U.S. embassies in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region, the award recipient(s) will be responsible for the administration of the programs, including publicity and recruitment, review of academic credentials, convening review panels and assisting with merit-based competitive selection and nomination, placing students at appropriate U.S. institutions for academic degree study leading to an undergraduate or graduate degree, facilitating student travel to the United States, providing orientation, enrichment activities, and pre-return activities, providing monitoring and support services, conducting on-going monitoring and evaluation, and follow-up with program alumni. Please see the full announcement for additional information.

Responding to Staff Trauma and Organizational Stress in Prisons and Jail Settings $150,000.00

THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS. This announcement is to provide notice of the continuation of funding for cooperative agreement award 20PR08GLF9.

Observation and Engagement for Rights Verification and Realization Initiative (OBSERVAR) No Due Date Given $5,000,000.00

NOTE: This is a Notice of Intent. There is no announcement related to this notice. We are not accepting applications. Subject to the availability of funds, USDOL’s Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB) intends to provide funding to the International Labor Organization (ILO). The objective of the sole source award is for the rights of freedom association and collective bargaining to be realized in law and in practice in Mexico. This will be achieved by the independent observation of workplace democratic processes and capacity building of workers/unions, employers and the government of Mexico leading to greater adherence to international labor standards. Authority: DLMS 2-836 G.3: The recipient has unique qualifications to perform the type of activity to be funded.

DOD, Peer Reviewed Alzheimer’s, Transforming Research Award Varies

The FY23 PRARP TRA is intended to support studies that will make transformative and advanced contributions to reduce risk of or prevent the development of AD/ADRD. Risk reduction considering TBI and/or military service is of particular interest to the program. The work should significantly accelerate efforts in AD/ADRD research and demonstrate significant positive impact toward improving patient care and/or quality of life.Key elements of this award mechanism include:• Research should be robust: The FY23 PRARP TRA mechanism is geared toward supporting robust, well designed research projects that provide significant, near-term impact on the AD/ADRD field, persons living with dementia, and their families, care-partners/caregivers, and communities. To ensure near-term applicability, inclusion of collaborative community partner approaches is strongly encouraged for all projects and is required for all projects involving clinical research.• Non-incremental advancement: Research projects should leverage existing knowledge to accelerate ideas, strengthen evidence, and move the field forward toward nearer-term impact. Projects proposing incremental advances that do not significantly propel the field are not appropriate for this mechanism.• Feedback to the community: Results and outcomes of the research supported by this mechanism must be relayed back to the community to allow for continued knowledge building.Inclusion of preliminary data is required. Use of animal models must be fully justified for relevance to human health. Clinical research applications are required to include a community collaboration research element.

Fostering Human Rights-Centered Internet Governance $987,650.00

The U.S. Department of State seeks to partner with organizations that can design and implement program activities using inclusive, rights-respecting, multi-stakeholder models of internet governance to empower women and youth voices and promote gender equity and equality in digital and cyber policymaking consistent with U.S. efforts to promote an open, interoperable, reliable, and secure Internet. This program should build the organizational, technical, and policy development capacity of local and/or regional youth- and women-led civil society organizations and activists to engage directly and regularly with governments and private sector actors to promote inclusive, rights-respecting practices and ensure accountability for protecting human rights obligations across the digital ecosystem—both within the scope of Internet governance as well as laws, policies, and regulations that relate to the real-world impacts of digital information and communications technologies.

DOD, Peer Reviewed Alzheimer’s, Transforming Diagnosis Award Varies

The TDA is intended to improve diagnosis now. Proposed projects must build knowledge, capacity, and research to reduce important barriers to obtaining a diagnosis, meaningful disease monitoring, and accurate prognosis. Barriers could include but are not limited to cost, patient access and education, clinical implementation, relationship to clinical outcome measures, biomarker validation, diagnosis technologies, lack of longitudinal data to inform prediction/prognosis, health equity barriers including structural and social determinants of health, and more. The investigator must clearly attune their project to provide true benefit to the intended end user – the person with dementia and their families.Key elements of this mechanism are:• Near term applicability: To meet the intent of this mechanism, applications should be focused on addressing diagnosis now. Near term, for the FY23 PRARP TDA, means acceleration within three to five years, focusing on implementation to the community as soon as possible.• Person-focused research: For diagnostic/prognostic outcomes proposed by the research to be successful, those impacted by AD/ADRD need to buy into the approach. This means researchers should design their projects to focus on the people who need the outcomes most, and the best way to do this is to partner with those stakeholders. Therefore, the FY23 PRARP TDA requires all projects to include collaborative community partner approaches.For this mechanism, there is an expectation that the investigator will host a community meeting with a facilitated discussion, to occur within the first three quarters of the period of performance that will help inform the execution of the research. This meeting should involve the intended research population and their community. The intent of this meeting is to gather feedback and input that will inform the execution of the research, optimize and refine research questions and execution therefore as well as help inform the dissemination strategy of the research outcomes.• Prospective recruitment of study participants: To meet the intent of the mechanism, the TDA requires an element of prospective human subjects’ data collection. The proposed project should leverage existing resources where possible; however, the study must ensure the advances proposed by the project aims are representative and applicable to a diverse population. Consideration of equitable, diverse inclusion of the study populations and team is essential to ensuring AD/ADRD diagnostic or prognostic solutions are of benefit to all and is a high priority for the program.

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), Research and Development Grant, Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 $500,000.00

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), Research and Development Grant, Fiscal Year (FY) 2023

U.S. Embassy Khartoum PDS Annual Program Statement $25,000.00

Full details available here and also in the related documents portion of this announcement. A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION Purpose of Small Grants: PDS Khartoum invites proposals for programs that support U.S. Embassy goals in Sudan. Successful proposals must include an American reference to American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of the United States, U.S. policy or perspectives. Successful proposals will clearly describe the U.S. component of the program. Successful proposals will clearly define anticipated results of the program, when results will be expected, and how the U.S. Embassy can measure the anticipated results. Successful grantees will proactively show progress towards results through regular reporting to the U.S. Embassy. U.S. Embassy officials will visit the program to monitor progress. The U.S. Embassy Khartoum strives to ensure that its efforts reflect the diversity of U.S. society and societies abroad. 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. Disclaimer: This notice is subject to availability of funding. U.S. Embassy Khartoum does not guarantee availability of funding by receiving applications under this announcement. Only successful applicants will be contacted. Please see the complete guidelines attached in the related documents portion of this synopsis or linked here and below under additional information.

Ambassadors' Special Self Help Fund $10,000.00

Funding Opportunity Title: Ambassadors' Special Self-Help Fund Funding Opportunity Number: NIGER-SSH-FY2022 Deadline for Applications: April 30, 2023 Assistance Listing Number: 19.220 A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy Niamey / Bureau of African affairs of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications for the Ambassadors’ Special Self-Help (SSH) to carry out a program to support the Socio-Economic development of communities in Niger. The Ambassadors’ Special Self-Help (SSH) program is a grass-roots assistance program that allows U.S. embassies to respond quickly to local requests for small community-based development projects. Special Self-Help projects are community-based, initiated locally, administered at the local level, and include significant community contributions in cash, labor or materials. The Special Self-Help program is structured to encourage communities to be self-reliant and undertake similar activities on their own in the future. Please follow all instructions below. Priority Region: Applicants can submit project proposals to be implemented in any area of the eight regions of Niger. Program Objectives: The Self-Help fund provides small, short-term grants to community groups that are working to improve the basic economic and social conditions of their communities. In other words, the fund provides groups with resources to implement projects that improve living and social conditions in their communities. Specific results could include, but not limited to the following: • Improved educational facilities (Example: Classroom construction, Library construction, Acquisition of student materials, Construction of latrines at school) • Improved health facilities (Example: improvement of community health centers, provision of medical equipment to community health centers) • Improved access to clean water and sanitation facilities (Example: well or borehole construction, latrine construction) • Youth employment opportunities (Example: Income generating activities, vocational training, Construction of a workshop for vocational skills learning) • Social and economic empowerment of women and girls (Example: Provisions of grain mills in rural communities, provision of oil extraction machines, other income generating activities) • Reduction in gender gap for education benefits (Example: girls’ education, literacy classes) • Increased households food security (Example: community garden, livestock breeding, crops storage) • Increased household income (Example: Livelihood Development, improving farmers’ productivity and profitability) • More opportunities for people living with disabilities (Example: craftmanship skill, special education, creation of job opportunity) • Reduction in environment degradation (Examples: Provision of environmentally friendly cooking stoves, Climate Smart Agriculture, land restoration, production of natural fertilizers, recycling) The Self Help Program may only pay for items and technical assistance that are absolutely necessary for the completion of the project. The Self Help Program cannot be used: - for administrative costs and salaries. - to buy equipment like vehicles and office equipment. - Activities with a purely police, military, or cultural emphasis. - Religious projects unless they genuinely assist the whole community without regard to religious affiliation. - Personal businesses. - Scholarships, donations, or honorariums. - Office supplies such as pencils, paper, forms, and folders. - For projects that focus on refugees or displaced persons. - to fund project with any affiliation to Human Rights activities Applicants are only allowed to submit one proposal per organization. Any applicant listed on the Excluded Parties List System (EPLS) in the System for Award Management (SAM) is not eligible to apply for an assistance award. Participants and Audiences: Community members/groups with a real need should benefit from SSH project activities. Organizations that want to submit a proposal must collaborate with local authorities and community leaders to assess the need and plan for activities. B. FEDERAL AWARD INFORMATION Length of performance period: Proposed programs should be completed in 03 to 12 months. Number of awards anticipated: 5 to 10 awards (dependent on amounts) Award amounts: awards may range from a minimum of $3,000 to a maximum of $10,000. Type of Funding: FY2021 Economic Support Funds under the Foreign Assistance Act Anticipated program start date: July 2022 This notice is subject to availability of funding.

SDMF Implementation $200,000.00

THIS IS NOT A REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS. This announcement is to provide notice of the continuation of funding for cooperative agreement award 22CS05GLL5