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U.S. Embassy Maseru: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program - Lesotho

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted April 14, 2021 from Brazil
Expires on May 30, 2021
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The U.S. Embassy Maseru Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program.

PAS Maseru invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and the Kingdom of Lesotho through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation.

All programs must include an American cultural element, or connection with American expert / s, organization / s, or institution / s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.

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Public Diplomacy (PD) grants are intended for individuals, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, and academic institutions.

Applicants must be Lesotho citizens or currently residing in Lesotho.

The programs must take place and be focused on Lesotho.

U.S. Embassy priorities:
a) Promote opportunity and development (in relation to Lesotho youth and women);
b) Strengthen democratic institutions;
c) Support Lesotho in reaching and sustaining epidemic control.

Typical Award Amount: Between USD$2,000-USD3,000.

Closing Date for Applications: May 31, 2021.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Apr 14
Apr 14

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2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
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Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Apr 16
Apr 16

Thanks, Ana.