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FY 2021 Study of the U.S. Institutes for Secondary Educators

Cooperative Agreement with a USA Nonprofit or IHE
to Coordinate a Secondary Educator Foreign Exchange Program

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) - Office of Academic Exchange Programs

Deadline Date:

05/17/21 11:59 PM ET

Description:

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Cooperative agreement with a USA IHE or nonprofit to coordinate a foreign exchange program with secondary educators. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to foster a deeper understanding of USA values, education, society, and culture.

The Study of the U.S. Institutes for Secondary Educators should provide multinational groups of experienced secondary-level educators with a deeper understanding of U.S. society, education, culture, values, and institutions. Two of the Institutes will be for teachers; one Institute will be for secondary-level education administrators and other educational professionals, including, but not limited to, curriculum developers, ministry of education officials, teacher trainers, and textbook writers. Each Institute should have a four-week academic residency at a U.S. academic institution and a one-week integrated study tour that will expose the foreign secondary educators to another region of the United States. Each Institute will host 20 participants, for a total of 60 foreign secondary educators across all three Institutes.

The award recipient will be responsible for planning, overseeing, and implementing the program including the administration of all three Institutes and the oversight and management of performance of all subaward recipients under the award.

For a full list of recipient responsibilities, see https://eca.state.gov/files/bureau/fy21_susi_seced_nofo_pogi.pdf#page=1.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 195380

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

FY 2021 base year, $1,050,000
FY 2022 Non-Competitive Continuation year-one, $1,050,000, pending successful performance and the availability of funds
FY 2023 Non-Competitive Continuation year-two, $1,050,000, pending successful performance and the availability of funds.

Term of Contract:

The anticipated award date for the cooperative agreement will begin on or about September 1, 2021 and end on, or about, September 30, 2025. The Institutes for Secondary Educators should take place in summer 2022 and be five weeks in length (approximately 36 days inclusive of participant arrival and departure days). Institutes are not required to begin on the same date.

A cooperative agreement will be awarded for a period of 12 months (base year) with Non-Competitive Continuations for a second and third period of 12 and 18 months, respectively, to ensure adequate time for post-Institute follow-on activities. ECA will notify the recipient of its intention to exercise or not to exercise a Non-Competitive Continuation at least 90 days in advance of expiration of the current year after an internal evaluation of the recipient’s performance. The decision to exercise a Non-Competitive Continuation will depend both on the satisfactory performance of the recipient and the availability of funds.

Eligibility:

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

U.S. public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3) may submit applications for this competition. Applicants must have nonprofit status with the IRS at the time of application.

Eligible applicants may not submit more than one proposal in this competition.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Deadline Date: Monday, May 17, 2021 by 11:59 PM US Eastern Time

Applications may only be submitted electronically through Grants.gov. The registration process can take up to four weeks to complete. Therefore, registration should be done in sufficient time to ensure it does not impact your ability to meet required application submission deadlines.

All applicants must also have a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI or DUNS) number and be registered in SAM.gov.

There is no minimum or maximum percentage of cost sharing required for this competition. However, the Bureau encourages applicants to provide maximum levels of cost sharing and funding in support of its programs.

Instructions and Mandatory Application Forms: https://eca.state.gov/organizational-funding/open-grant-solicitations/completing-solicitation-package

View this opportunity on Grants.gov: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=332159

For a list of relevant application documents, go to the Package tab (press Preview) on the Grants.gov link above.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

For questions about this announcement, contact:

Program Officer Tania Jazynka
U.S. Department of State
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Office of Academic Exchange Programs
ECA/A/E/USS, SA-5, 4th Floor, 2200 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20037
(202) 230-9898
JazynkaT@state.gov

CFDA Number:

19.401

Funding or Pin Number:

SFOP0007782

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