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Funding Opportunity Number:
Sep 30, 2011
Sep 30, 2011
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Sep 30, 2012
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Sep 30, 2012
Oct 30, 2012
Funding Instrument Type:
Category of Funding Activity:
Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Technical assistance for the U.S. Insular Areas.
Expected Number of Awards:
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Economic, Social, and Political Development of the Territories
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Eligible applicants are the four U.S. territories of Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands; the three Freely Associated States of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau; and any non-profit organizations whose mission directly benefit the seven insular areas.
Department of the Interior
The Department of the Interior's Office of Insular Affairs is soliciting grant proposals for its Technical Assistance Program (TAP). TAP funding priorities include, but are not limited to, projects that foster the development of the insular areas in the following categories:accountability; financial management (including tax collection improvements); economic development; training/education; energy; management control initiatives, safety, emergency, historical & cultural preservation, and health initiatives. Generally, TAP grants are not awarded to supplant local funding of routine operating expenses of an insular government or organization or to be used for large construction projects. Technical assistance grants do not fund the salaries of local government employees, but may be utilized to provide temporary short term expertise.
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