U.S. Embassy in the Philippines seeking Proposals to Commemorate the Shared History, Courage, And Friendship of Americans and Filipinos during WWII
Deadline: 6 July 2019
The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines has announced an open competition for individuals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions interested in submitting proposals to organize a series of activities and programs to commemorate the shared history, heroism, courage, and friendship of Americans and Filipinos during World War II.
Proposals should highlight significant WWII events, ‘untold stories,’ and any elements of U.S.-Philippine collaboration that provide unique context, perspective, and meaning to the long-standing alliance between the United States and the Philippines and highlight the deeply-rooted foundations of the current relationship. The activities should bring together and engage key audiences from government, the industry/business sector, international organizations, academia, and civil societythrough programming such as, but not limited to: historical/cultural exhibits, film screenings (movies/documentaries) and lecture series, book discussions, information campaigns through partnerships with U.S. companies in the Philippines, youth and pop culture programs, various media platforms (broadcast media, social media, etc.) and other types of public outreach campaigns.
All information, data, outputs, and materials of the program should mutually benefit and represent the United States and the Philippines, and recognize and promote strong U.S.-Philippine relations, especially as friends, partners, allies, and should not vilify other nationalities or countries in any way.
- Applications should not request less than $5,000 and no more than $60,000.
- Applicants should include an anticipated start date on or about the fourth week of October, 2019 and the period of performance should be between 7 to 14 months.
- U.S. Embassy in the Philippines welcomes applications from U.S.-based non-profit organizations / nongovernment organizations (NGO); non-profit international organizations; and private, public, or state institutions of higher education.
- For-profit and foreign entities are not eligible to apply.
How to Apply
Applicants should submit their applications via email at the address given on the website.
For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=315990