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.
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.
• 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.