Overview

Donor: U.S. Mission to Jerusalem
Application procedure: Online Application
Donor base: United States
Reference number: OPAPDFY23007
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation, Social Business
Deadline: 13.07.2023

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: 10.000$
Total available budget: 50.000$
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 50.000$
Funding ratio: up to 100%

Sectors

  • Capacity Building
  • Economic Development

Project Locations

  1. Asia

      West Bank and Gaza

Description

1) Objective

The Public Diplomacy Section (PD) of the U.S. Office of Palestinian Affairs (OPA) invites Palestinian or American not-for-profit non-governmental organizations (NGOs), associations, non-profit higher education institutions, or non-profit social enterprises based in Gaza to submit proposals to design and implement a project which supports private sector growth and economic development in Gaza. This program must be designed to implement activities that advance the applicant’s goals and the U.S. OPA-PD mission, including but not limited to:

1) Building Palestinian institutions, both governmental and non-governmental, that effectively address the needs and aspirations of the Palestinian people;

2) Building a prosperous Palestinian economy, led by a thriving private sector, that provides equitable and inclusive economic opportunities and improves daily life for Palestinians.

Working primarily at the local level and using an evidence-based approach, all proposed projects must aim to advance the OPA-PD mission goals stated above, contain a substantive American element, and achieve at least one of the following specific objectives:
1- Improved capacities of Palestinian businesses and/or entrepreneurs.
2- Enhanced Palestinian entrepreneurial ecosystem and connections established between different components and stakeholders within the entrepreneurial ecosystem.
3- Improved capacities of unemployed, underemployed, or early-career Palestinians to contribute to the Palestinian economy via participation in private sector enterprises.

2) Eligibility

Eligible primary applicants for grant funding must be Palestinian or American not-for-profit non-governmental organizations (NGOs), associations, non-profit higher education institutions, or non-profit social enterprises based in Gaza.

3) Location

Actions must take place in Gaza.

4) Budget

Typical grant awards range from $10,000 to $50,000.

5) Application

The application deadline is 13 July 2023.

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