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U.S. Embassy in Madagascar and Comoros: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted May 31, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on June 29, 2021
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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.

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Eligibility Criteria:
1. United States, Madagascar, and Comoros registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society / nongovernmental organizations with programming experience;
2. Individuals;
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 .

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
May 31
May 31

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you, in order to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
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;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start now!!!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resources section!
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Jun 02
Jun 02

Thanks, Ana.