Friday, February 9, 2018

U.S. Embassy in Budapest: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

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Deadline: 30 June 2018
The U.S. Embassy Budapest Public Affairs Section of the Department of State has announced an open competition for organizations and individuals to submit applications to carry out a program or project with funding through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program.
All programs must include an American cultural element, or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.
Priorities Areas
  • Civic Engagement and Shared Values
  • Media Literacy
  • Business Climate
  • Building Bridges and Cultural Connections
Target Audiences
Including, but not limited to:
  • Community leaders;
  • Academic institutions;
  • Cultural institutions;
  • Business leaders and entrepreneurs;
  • Youth;
  • Women and youth from underserved communities;
  • U.S. and Hungarian thought leaders; and
  • Social and new media users
Funding Information
Although the maximum amount of an individual grant award is $25,000, selected grant proposals typically range from $5,000-$10,000, and projects with local cost-sharing will be given preference.
Eligibility Criteria
  • PAS Budapest encourages applications from U.S. and Hungarian:
    • Registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/nongovernmental organizations with programming experience
    • Individuals
    • Non-profit or governmental educational institutions
    • Governmental institutions
  • The U.S. Embassy encourages applications from all sectors, including civil-society organizations, local representatives of civil society, think tanks, non-governmental organizations, academic institutions, media, and individuals. All grantees must have a nonprofit status.
  • The U.S. Embassy seeks proposals for geographically and demographically diverse audiences within Hungary, as well as proposals that involve cross-border cooperation between Hungary and neighboring countries. U.S. NGOs and individuals may apply, but preference is given to Hungarian NGOs or to partnerships that develop capacity with Hungarian NGOs or employees and include plans to transfer programs to sustainable local management in Hungary.
How to Apply
Applicants can apply via given website.
Eligible CountriesUnited States and Hungary

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