The Public Diplomacy Section of the Palestinian Affairs Unit (PAU-PD) announces an open competition for a grant through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). The Innovative Tourism Experiences initiative is designed to partner with not-for-profit non-governmental organizations (NGO’s) to implement activities which advance the applicant’s goals and the PAU-PD mission: to advance a comprehensive and lasting peace through a negotiated two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the development of a vibrant, representative, and responsive Palestinian civil society, private sector, and governing institutions through substantive engagement with American people, institutions, ideas and ideals in order to improve American-Palestinian relations and create greater opportunities for mutually beneficial partnership and cooperation.
Priority Region: Jerusalem and the West Bank
Length of performance period: 8 to 12 months
Number of awards anticipated: One or two awards (dependent on amounts)
Award amounts: Awards may range from a minimum of $10,000 to a maximum of $50,000.
Total available funding: $50,000
Type of Funding: FY22 Smith Mundt Public Diplomacy Funds
Anticipated programs start date: on/about October 1, 2022
Applications are due no later than midnight local time (GMT +3) June 24, 2022.
All application materials must be submitted by email with “Innovative Tourism Experiences” in the subject line to JerusalemPAUPSEO@state.gov including your organization’s official registration.
If you have any questions about the grant application process, please contact: JerusalemPAUPSEO@state.gov by June 06, 2022 with “Innovative Tourism Experiences” in the subject line.
Organizations wishing to submit proposals to the Public Affairs Section should review the following documents and forms: