The U.S. Mission in Morocco’s Public Affairs Office is pleased to announce that funding is available through the Public Diplomacy Grant Program to:
• promote positive relations between Morocco and the United States;
• reinforce shared values; and
• connect Morocco’s emerging leaders to the American people through projects.
Objectives & Outcomes:
a) Strengthen understanding of U.S. values and institutions; highlight U.S. culture, including American Studies, English language teaching / learning, and study in the United States; and support diversity, acceptance of minority groups, and other areas of mutual interest.
b) Help Moroccan youth explore and discover their potential through innovative science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM,) programs, as well as entrepreneurship programs.
c) Encourage Moroccan youth to participate in civic life through social entrepreneurship, volunteerism, and community engagement.
Utilize This Offer
Grants are intended for committed and organized civil-society organizations, local representatives of civil society, think tanks, non-governmental organizations, cultural institutions, and academic institutions.
Awards to individuals will also be considered on a case-by-case basis.
All grantees must have a non-profit status.
The program seeks proposals for activities that engage geographically and demographically diverse audiences within Morocco.
U.S. NGOs and individuals may apply, but preference is given to Moroccan NGOs or to partnerships that develop capacity with Moroccan NGOs.
Award Ceiling: US$25,000.
Award Floor: US$5,000.
For Fiscal Year 2021 all proposals submitted in response to this Annual Program Statement must include a contingency plan describing in detail:
i) how the proposed activity would be implemented in the event that health restrictions are in place during the anticipated period of performance, and
ii) the applicant's capacity to conduct programs virtually.
Closing Date for Applications: June 30, 2021.
For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330408