Supporting Sustainable Seafood Private Sector Businesses in the Pacific Islands
Department of State
Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs

 

Document Type:Grants Notice
Funding Opportunity Number:SFOP0005002
Funding Opportunity Title:Supporting Sustainable Seafood Private Sector Businesses in the Pacific Islands
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation: 
Funding Instrument Type:Grant
Category of Funding Activity:Regional Development
Category Explanation: 
Expected Number of Awards:1
CFDA Number(s):19.124 — East Asia and Pacific Grants Program
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:No
Version:Synopsis 2
Posted Date:May 02, 2018
Last Updated Date:May 02, 2018
Original Closing Date for Applications:Jul 02, 2018  
Current Closing Date for Applications:Jul 02, 2018  
Archive Date: 
Estimated Total Program Funding: 
Award Ceiling:$197,500
Award Floor:$0
Eligibility
Eligible Applicants:Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility: 
Additional Information
Agency Name:Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs
Description:The U.S. Department of State Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs (EAP) announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to support Pacific Islands businesses in the fisheries/seafood sector to adopt sustainable and inclusive practices and to generate economic growth for Pacific peoples through participation in a global business plan competition. The program should leverage U.S. expertise in innovation, entrepreneurship, and investment to empower Pacific Islands businesses 1) to adopt sustainable and inclusive practices with positive social impacts (e.g., employment of disadvantaged populations including women and youth), and 2) to expand and provide jobs and income for Pacific Islanders, including through capacity building to become investment-ready, integration into regional and global supply chains, networking opportunities to learn from others and develop business and investment partnerships, as well as exposure to new technologies and innovation in the sector through participation in a global business plan competition.
Link to Additional Information:Link to Opportunity in SAMS Domestic – Updated 
Grantor Contact Information:If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

Garrett Barnicoat [email protected]

[email protected]

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