The Public Diplomacy Section (PDS) of the U.S. Embassy in Madagascar and Comoros, part of the U.S. Department of State, is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program.
The Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program supports projects proposed by U.S., Malagasy, and / or Comorian educational, cultural, and other non-profit organizations or individuals that promote U.S. values, strengthen understanding between U.S. and Malagasy and / or Comorian people and institutions, and / or support U.S. Embassy goals of:
• promoting transparency and good governance,
• economic prosperity, and
• sustainable development of natural resources.
All programs must include a U.S. cultural element, or connection with U.S. expert(s), organization(s), or institution(s) that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.
Utilize This Offer
1. United States, Madagascar, and Comoros registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society / nongovernmental organizations with programming experience;
3. Non-profit or governmental educational institutions;
4. Governmental institutions.
For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply.
Target participants and audiences:
a) Educators and administrators of public or private educational institutions at the primary, secondary, or tertiary level;
b) Youth (15 – 35 y/o), particularly students;
c) Young professionals, entrepreneurs, and innovators;
d) Media professionals;
e) Civil society leaders;
f) Women, girls, minorities, and disadvantaged populations.
Awards may range from a minimum of US$1,000 to a maximum of US$20,000.
Proposed programs should be completed in 24 months or less.
Closing Date for Applications: June 30, 2021 .
For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=332910