U.S. Embassy in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire: Seeking Applications for Local Grants Program

Deadline: 20 April 2018

The U.S. Embassy Abidjan’s Public Affairs Section has request proposals for funding for its 2018 Public Diplomacy Grants program.


Proposals should address one (or more) of the U.S. Mission Cote d’Ivoire’s strategic goals:

  • Improve governance and increase participation in the nation’s political dialogue
  • Assist Côte d’Ivoire in achieving emerging economy status through sustainable, transparent and inclusive economic growth
  • Advance civilian security through strengthened strategic security institutions, enhanced rule of law, and professionalized security forces
  • Improve Côte d’Ivoire’s capacity to mitigate the impact of major health threats, and to provide quality, sustainable routine healthcare services

Funding Information

  • Minimum Individual Award Amounts: $500
  • Ceiling of Individual Award Amounts: $20,000
  • Local grants projects must be completed in one year or less.

Eligibility Criteria

Applications are encouraged preferably, but not necessarily, alumni of U.S. exchange programs. Applicants are encouraged to provide cost-sharing from additional sources in support of proposed projects; applications should explain clearly other likely sources of funding or in-kind participation.

How to Apply

Proposals should be submitted via email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit Local Grants Program.

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