PAS Buenos Aires Annual Program Statement

The U. S. Embassy Argentina Public Affairs Section (PAS) is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Grants Program.

This Annual Program Statement outlines funding priorities, strategic themes, and procedures for submitting requests for funding.

Applications

for programs are accepted on a rolling basis until the deadline.

The deadline of March 15, 2018 is necessary to provide sufficient time to process and award programs in advance of the fiscal year end.

Please carefully follow all instructions below.

Purpose of Small Grants:
The Grants Program supports projects proposed by U. S. and Argentine academic, cultural, educational, and other non-profit organizations and/or individuals that fulfill U. S. Embassy goals and objectives:
to promote security and economic prosperity through academic and cultural projects seeking to increase understanding between U. S. and Argentine people and institutions.

The Grants Program is designed to assist Argentine organizations in carrying out programs aimed at building communities, providing new opportunities for citizen engagement, and promoting and advancing issues of public importance, focusing on the following topics:
• Workforce development • Entrepreneurship • Women’s empowerment • English language teaching and learning; (priority:
training secondary school teachers of underserved populations and English language teaching in institutions of higher education) • Democracy • Transparency • Cultural, artistic, and athletic activities (priority:
those aimed at improving social inclusion and integration for marginalized groups) • Science & technology cooperation Examples of prior projects include, but are not limited to:
• U. S. experts conducting speaking tours/public talks or roundtable discussions with counterparts in Argentina; • Joint U.S.-Argentina conferences or meetings that produce concrete advances or other results; • Projects showcasing U. S. models or curricula; • Development of initiatives aimed at maintaining contact with alumni of our prior exchange programs; • Creative projects that advance one or more of the priority areas.

Priority Audiences:
• Youth (13-25), including students; • Emerging voices, including civil society leaders; • Business leaders and entrepreneurs; • Established opinion leaders, including cultural and/or academic institution leadership; • Residents of Argentine provinces outside of Buenos Aires.

Related Programs

Public Diplomacy Programs

Department of State


Agency: Department of State

Office: U.S. Mission to Argentina

Estimated Funding: $200,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Link to Opportunity in SAMS Domestic

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Argentine applicants may be either NGOs with a valid Inspección General de Justicia registration, higher education institutions, individuals or local/provincial governments with the ability to receive grant funds.

Projects submitted by organizations that do not provide proof of legal status will not be considered.

U. S. applicants may be registered 501c3 not-for-profit organizations, including think-tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience; individuals; or educational institutions.

For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply.



Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://ar.usembassy.gov/education-culture/programs/

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
PAS Buenos Aires Cultural Attaché Office

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2017-12-15

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2018-04-14



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