The U.S. Embassy San Salvador, Public Affairs Section, is seeking proposals for projects throughout the year in areas of mutual U.S.-Salvadoran interest, with a particular focus on improving security and creating economic opportunity. Priority subjects include programs to:
> reducing illegal migration
> professionalize the media
> reduce violence
> encourage entrepreneurship, economic growth and sustainable environmental practices
> promote freedom of expression
> empower women and youth
> improve the teaching and learning of the English language
> strengthen educational exchange
> promote volunteerism with the support and participation of exchange program alumni.
Examples of activities that are typically approved for funding include: public seminars and programs; professional development workshops and training for youth and underserved communities; cultural, professional and academic exchanges; academic and professional lectures, artistic and cultural workshops, joint performances and exhibits.
Examples of activities that typically are not approved for funding include scientific research; activities already underway; political campaigns; proposals lacking a strong American component.
Utilize This Offer
Eligibility is limited to not-for-profit organizations that qualify to receive U.S. grants, and have the ability to develop and implement projects in El Salvador.
Examples of qualifying organizations could include El Salvador based civil-society organizations, think tanks, non-governmental organizations, and educational/academic institutions.
Commercial entities are ineligible.
Grant applications are reviewed quarterly.
Please submit your proposal to be reviewed well in advance of your proposed start date or travel time.
Grant application deadlines are as follows (the dates remain the same each year):
Quarter 1 – September 15
Quarter 2 – December 15
Quarter 3 – March 15
Quarter 4 – June 15
For more information, please visit https://sv.usembassy.gov/education-culture/public-affairs-section-grants/