Official U.S. Representation at the 55th International Art Exhibition, Venice, Italy


Overall grant making authority for this program is contained in the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961, Public Law 87-256, as amended, also known as the Fulbright-Hays Act.

The purpose of the Act is "to enable the Government

of the United States to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries...; to strengthen the ties which unite us with other nations by demonstrating the educational and cultural interests, developments, and achievements of the people of the United States and other nations...and thus to assist in the development of friendly, sympathetic and peaceful relations between the United States and the other countries of the world." The funding authority for the program above is provided through legislation.


$315,000 Type of Award:
Grant Fiscal Year Funds:
FY-2012 Approximate Number of Awards:
1 Anticipated Award:
Pending availability of funds:
December 1, 2011 Anticipated Project Completion Date:
January 30, 2014 Additional Information:
This exchange program will be funded in FY-2012 pending the availability of funds.

While matching funds are not required, past experience has shown that overall costs are considerably higher than actual U. S. Government funding.

In cases where the project budget is higher than $315,000, the grantee organization will be responsible for raising the additional funds.

Agency: Department of State


Estimated Funding: $315,000

Who's Eligible

Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories

Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Not Available

Additional Information of Eligibility:
ELIGIBILITY Eligibility is limited to not-for-profit organizations subject to 501 (c) (3) of the U. S. tax code.

Direct funding for non-U. S. entities is not available under this announcement.

The Department encourages organizations that have not previously received international program funding from the USG to apply under this announcement.

In addition to this opportunity, potential applicants are also encouraged to consider applying for organizing the �Request for Grant Proposals - Official US Representation at the 13th Cairo International Biennale, December 2012 through February 2013, Cairo, Egypt,� on the website at:

Cost Sharing or Matching This program does not require cost sharing.

Other Special Eligibility Criteria Not Applicable.

Full Opportunity Web Address:

Ashley JamesGrants SpecialistPhone 703-875-6015

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