Public Education for Peacebuilding Awards Program

To support American colleges, universities, and public libraries interested in holding events, forums, etc.

addressing international peace and conflict resolution.

Agency - United States Institute of Peace

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

Institute of International Education (IIE)

Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Support is provided for a variety of activities, including, but not limited to education or training workshops, lectures, speaker programs, library forums or web-based forums.

Please see application guidelines.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Public Events
Speaker Forums.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Colleges, universities, and libraries in the U.S. and its territories.


All applicants must complete an application form. The program is administered by the Institute of International Education, IIE. The application can be found at: This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-87.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.


Application Procedures

This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-102. This program is excluded from coverage under OMB Circular No. A-110.

Award Procedures

The program is administered by the Institute of International Education, IIE who receives, screens, and makes approval recommendations to USIP. Once approved, awards are administered and tracked by IIE.


Mar 01, 2013 to May 03, 2013


United States Institute of Peace Act: Department of Defense Act, Executive Order nnnnnnn, Title XVII, Part 0000, Section 1701, Public Law 98-525, 98 Stat. 2492,2649,22, 4601 U.S.C 4611.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

From 60 to 90 days.


Not Applicable.


Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula.
Matching Requirements: Percent: 100.%. Organizations must match the award amount on a 1 to 1 basis.
This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Projects funded through this program are expected to be conducted within six months of receiving the award. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.

Post Assistance Requirements


A final report that certifies that USIP funds have been matched, that the event was completed as described and includes information on outcomes, testimonials, and goal achievement.

The report is due 4 weeks after the completion of the event.

Report forms will be provided.

No cash reports are required.

No progress reports are required.

No expenditure reports are required.

No performance monitoring is required.


In accordance with the provisions of OMB Circular No. A-133 (Revised, June 27, 2003), "Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations," nonfederal entities that expend financial assistance of $500,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Nonfederal entities that expend less than $500,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in Circular No. A-133.


Records regarding the program activity and its participants should be maintained for one year.

Financial Information

Account Identification



(Project Grants) FY 12 $500,000; FY 13 est $0; and FY 14 est $0

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

Up to $2,000.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. Institute of International Education (IIE)

Headquarters Office

April Hall 2301 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20037 Email: Phone: 202-429-3842

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

The criteria will be included in the application form provided from IIE"s website:

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