Tuesday, April 11, 2017

U.S. Mission to China: Inviting Applications for Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program for Hong Kong & Macau

Arti Khatri, www2.fundsforngos.org, April 11

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Deadline: 15 September 2017
The U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong & Macau Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is currently accepting applications for its “Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program”.
Priority Areas
  • Performing arts programs that present American music, dance, or theatre to local audiences, performed either by American performers or combinations of local and American performers.
  • Programs that present American society, culture, history, or values to local audiences.
  • The participation of American artists, musicians, performers, and filmmakers in local events and cultural festivals.
  • Bilateral collaborative projects featuring participation of both local and American artists, performers, scholars, and/or other civil society groups.
Funding Information
  • Estimated Total Program Funding: $200,000
  • Award Ceiling: $10,000
  • Award Floor: $1,000
Eligibility Criteria
PAS encourages applications from organizations located in Hong Kong or Macau, such as:
  • Registered public or private nonprofit organizations, such as think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience
  • Educational institutions
  • Governmental institution
  • The following types of projects are not eligible for funding:
    • Requests with no connection to Hong Kong and/or Macau
    • Those related to parties and political activity
    • Charitable activities or fundraising campaigns
    • Construction projects
    • Projects that support specific religious activities
    • International travel, unless specifically justified within the proposal as being integral to the project
    • Trade activities
    • Commercial projects
    • Scientific research
    • Projects aiming only at primary institutional development of the organization
    • Projects that duplicate existing projects.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted online via given website.
Eligible Countries: Hong Kong & Macau
For more information, please visit Grants.gov.

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