U.S. Embassy Awards Over K2.5 Million in Small Grants to Zambian Community Organizations

LUSAKA – Today, the U.S. Embassy announced the awarding of grants totaling over K2.5 million ($126,000) to six Zambian community-based organizations through its Public Affairs Section Small Grants Program.  The grants will promote civic participation, press freedom, entrepreneurship, and creative expression among youth. The U.S. Embassy’s Director of Public Affairs and spokesman, Sean McIntosh, recognized …

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Remarks by U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer Sean J. McIntosh During the Step Afrika! Performance in Lusaka

Remarks by U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer Sean J. McIntosh Step Afrika! Performance New Government Complex, Lusaka, Zambia September 14, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) Dr. Kennedy Malama, Permanent Secretary of Technical Services, Ministry of Health Ambassador Larry Palmer, former U.S. Ambassador to Honduras and Barbados and the East Caribbean Mr. Muma Mukupa, Director of …

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Remarks by U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer Sean J. McIntosh During the Step Afrika! Performance in Kabwe

Remarks by U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer Sean J. McIntosh Step Afrika! Performance Makululu (Comet) Grounds, Kabwe, Central Province, Zambia September 11, 2019 (as prepared for delivery) Ms. Idah Ngoma, Central Province Cultural Officer Mr. Brian Williams, Step Afrika! Founding Director Talented dancers of Step Afrika! Ladies and gentlemen of Kabwe Mwilibanji, Makululu.  Mwilibanji, Kabwe!  …

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Remarks by U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer Sean J. McIntosh During the Step Afrika! Sponsor Reception

Remarks by U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer Sean J. McIntosh Step Afrika! Sponsor Reception Neelkanth Sarovar Premiere Hotel September 12, 2019  (as prepared for delivery) Ms. Bethany Baxter, Acting Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy Mr. Adrian Chipindi, Director, National Arts Council of Zambia Mr. Ranjeesh PK, General Manager, Neelkanth Sarovar Premiere Hotel Mr. Shankar …

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Public Affairs Section Small Grants

Current Grant Opportunities that are open: Funding Opportunity: U.S. Embassy Lusaka PAS Academy for Women Entrepreneurs Program (2020-2021). Notice of Funding Opportunity: U.S. Embassy Lusaka PAS Annual Program Statement (2020-2021) . Notice of Funding Opportunity: U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (2020-2021). How to apply for these opportunities: First step: Read the links above carefully to understand grant criteria and for full proposal submission instructions. Handy links to the application forms required for Public Affairs Section Small Grants: “PAS Small Grants Proposal form” found on the U.S. Embassy website at: …

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Call for Proposals: U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section Grants Program

Call for Proposals U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section Grants Program Deadline for Proposals is: June 17, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. (Lusaka time). Late proposals will not be considered. Purpose of the program The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section Grants Program awards grants to Zambian non-profit and non-governmental organizations and independent media for projects that support …

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