Grant Opportunity: USA-Australia Conference on 21st Century Alliances

Grant Opportunity: 

Notice of Funding Opportunity: U.S.-Australia Conference on 21st Century Alliances
Department of State, US Mission to Australia

Closing Date for Applications: Mar 10, 2017  

Estimated Total Program Funding: $250,000

Award Ceiling: $250,000

Award Floor: $100,000

Information on Eligibility: U.S. Embassy Canberra welcomes applications from U.S.-based non-profit organizations/non-government organizations (NGOs) and private, public, or state institutions of higher education. For-profit and foreign entities are not eligible to apply.

Description: U.S. Embassy Canberra announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting proposals to organize a conference that examines current issues of interest to the United States, Australia, and their regional partners. Proposals should encourage think tanks to engage in a comprehensive conversation examining and analyzing the U.S.-Australia bilateral relationship; and how the two nations respond individually and jointly to opportunities and challenges -- domestic, regional, and global. This conference will be part of a series of U.S. Department of State-supported thematic conferences for think tank specialists, strategic thinkers, and academics focused on policy in the Asia Pacific region. Conference presenters and participants are encouraged to discuss the current status of U.S.-Australia relations, examine any challenges or areas of debate, and make recommendations for policy makers in both countries and the wider multilateral architecture in the Asia-Pacific region. For complete NOFO details and application materials, please see "Related Documents" and "Package List".

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