U.S. Department of State (DOS) - Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) - Office of International Visitors
07/19/21 11:59 PM Washington, DC time
Cooperative agreement to a USA nonprofit organization or IHE to assist international visiting professionals while they travel in domestic airports. Applicants are advised that registrations required to apply may take up to four weeks to complete. Qualified applicants have demonstrated experience in international airport arrivals and departures.
The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of International Visitors (ECA/PE/V), invites proposal submissions for the design and implementation of the FY 2022 International Airport Arrival and Departure Program for approximately 1,000 requests per year for service at a limited number of domestic airports. Services to be provided will assist participants on the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). The International Airport Arrival and Departure Program includes meeting IVLP participants at designated airports to provide assistance with transfers to Washington, D.C. and/or transfers to the appropriate project hotel. In addition, when requested in writing by the Community Relations Branch (ECA/PE/V/C/R), the award recipient must provide assistance inside the Customs and Border Protection hall to assist individuals from specified countries with their immigration entry procedures. In some cases, the award recipient will be asked to provide assistance to outgoing IVLP participants as they navigate TSA security checkpoints and transfer to their international flights.
Applicants should have an established reputation and experience with:
Key designated airports are: Atlanta-Hartsfield International Airport; Chicago International Airport; Miami International Airport; San Francisco International Airport; New York Metropolitan Area Airports (Newark Liberty International Airport and John F. Kennedy International Airport); and Washington DC Metropolitan Area Airports (Dulles International Airport). The award recipient may be asked to provide services to participants at other airports to meet the needs of the office.
Eligible activities can be found at https://eca.state.gov/files/bureau/fy_2022_international_airport_arrival_and_departure_program_nofo.pdf#page=3.
GrantWatch ID#: 183864
Expected Number of Awards: 1
- FY 2022-base year funding amount $448,860, pending the availability of FY 2022 funds
- FY 2023-non-competitive continuation year-one $448,860, pending the availability of funds and successful performance
- FY 2024-non-competitive continuation yeartwo $448,860 pending the availability of funds and successful performance.
The 2022 cooperative agreement will begin on or about January 1, 2022 and end December 31, 2022, and will be based on approximately 1,000 incoming and outgoing flights per the 2022 base year, 2023 NCC 1st year, and the 2024 NCC 2nd year, mainly at the airports listed above.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For questions about this announcement, contact:
U.S. Department of State
Community Relations Branch
Office of International Visitors
ECA/PE/V/C/R, SA-5, 3rd Floor
2200 C Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037
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