Tuesday, December 4, 2018

U.S. Mission to Iraq: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program


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Deadline: 30 September 2019
The U.S. Embassy Baghdad Public Affairs Office (PA) has announced that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] Small Grants Program.
PA Baghdad is inviting proposals that strengthen ties between the U.S. and Iraq through programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. 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.
Examples of Public Diplomacy Small Grants programs include, but are not limited to:
  • Strengthening Governance, Democracy, and the Rule of Law
  • Strengthening Civil Society and Promoting Civic Engagement
  • Enhancing Professionalism in the Media
  • Combating Disinformation
  • Countering Violent Extremism
  • Promoting Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Empowering Women and Youth
  • Fostering U.S.-Iraqi Cultural Ties
Funding Information
  • Estimated Total Program Funding: $300,000
  • Award Ceiling: $100,000
  • Award Floor: $5,000
Eligibility Criteria
The Public Affairs Office encourages applications from the following types of organizations:
  • Registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience
  • Non-profit or governmental educational institutions
  • Governmental institutions
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted via email at the address given on the website.
For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=310774

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