High School Eco Action Clubs in Kolkata and Patna

Funding Agency:
Department of State

The U.S. Consulate General Public Affairs Section in Kolkata is soliciting proposals for a grant/cooperative agreement that meets the specifications stated in Section II from legally-recognized non-profit, non-governmental organizations that meet U.S. and Indian technical and legal requirements to develop and implement public diplomacy programs as specified by Section II below. Information about the Public Affairs Section can be found at: http://kolkata.usconsulate.gov.

PAS Kolkata will help develop committed young environment champions through Ecology Action groups (Eco Action Clubs) focused on activities in high schools in Kolkata and Patna.  The grantee will select institutions that currently do not have Eco Action Clubs or related organized extra curriculum groups at their schools.  The grantee will also design the curriculum and the program with input from the U.S. Consulate.  The Eco Action Clubs will be managed by a local partner supporting student and faculty input in development of ecological activities. The opportunity will support targeted activities of the Eco Action Clubs to amplify efforts to combat climate change. The programs will serve to promote environmental diplomacy by building subject matter expertise in STEM areas for youth as well as youth leadership skills. 

Deadline: Aug. 12, 2016

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility is open to all non-profit, non-governmental organizations.

Amount

$70,000

Amount Description

  • Minimum (“Floor”) Award Amount:  $65,000.00
  • Maximum (“Ceiling”) Award Amount:  $70,000.00 

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Curriculum Development
Environmental & Life Sciences
International Opportunities

External Deadline

August 12, 2016