U.S. Embassy in New Zealand: Small Grants Funding Opportunity

Deadline: 25 August 2017

The U.S. Embassy in New Zealand has announced a small grants funding opportunity of up to $7,500 USD for projects in the realm of Science, Technology, Health, Environment and Business.


Preference will be given to projects that align with U.S. Department of State goals in the following areas:

  • Enhancing cooperation on science, space, technology and innovation, including STEM education, energy, and cybersecurity
  • Leveraging innovative and cutting-edge technologies to promote entrepreneurship and build regional/international trade (note: for-profit, commercial endeavors CANNOT be funded);
  • Protecting public health and improving health security;
  • Strengthening environmental conservation;
  • Managing water resources, including managing fisheries and combating illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Eligibility is limited to non-profit/nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and educational institutions within New Zealand, the Cook Islands, and Niue.
  • Proposals should demonstrate creativity, substance, and relevance to national goals relating to one of the topic areas above.

How to Apply

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

Eligible Countries: New Zealand, the Cook Islands, and Niue

For more information, please visit U.S. Embassy in New Zealand.

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