Tuesday, January 29, 2019

U.S. Embassy Moscow Public Affairs Section FY 2019 Annual Program Statement (APS) Large Grants


The building of U.S. Embassy in Moscow
Image (not from entry) from, under the headline, "U.S. Embassy Slams Door on Student Workers," The Moscow Times, Jan 29, 2019

January 29, 2019
Closing Date:
July 15, 2019
Award Ceiling:
Funding Instrument Type:
U.S. Embassy Moscow Public Affairs Section FY 2019 Annual Program Statement (APS) Large Grants


The U.S. Embassy Moscow Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce funding is available through its Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] Grants Program. This Annual Program Statement outlines our funding priorities, strategic themes, and the procedure for submitting requests for funding. Applications for programs are accepted on a rolling basis until the deadline (July 15, 2019). This deadline is necessary to provide sufficient time to process and award programs before the end of our fiscal year on September 30, 2019. Purpose of Large Grants: PAS Moscow invites proposals for projects that strengthen ties between the United States and Russia through concrete demonstrations of cooperation between our two peoples. All grant proposals must convey an element of American history, culture, or shared values. Competitive programs should support a priority program area (see below). Competitive proposals include a connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s that will promote increased cooperation between the people of the United States and Russia even after the program has finished. The following types of projects are not eligible for funding:  Projects relating to partisan political activity;  Charitable or development activities;  Construction projects;  Projects that support specific religious activities;  Fundraising campaigns;  Lobbying for specific legislation or projects; Competitions where the prize is the only outcome of the program;  Scientific research; or  Projects that duplicate existing projects. Please see full application and proposal requirements on the U.S. Embassy Moscow website: https://ru.usembassy.gov/education-culture/cooperation-programs/

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