U.S. Embassy in Apia, Samoa: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Scheme

Deadline: 20 June 2017

U.S. Embassy in Apia, Samoa is seeking applications for its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Scheme to offer grants of up to USD $5,000 to indigenous non-government organizations to strengthen democracy, engage youth, promote U.S.-Samoa links, address environmental and health issues, advance science and technology, increase respect for civil society and the rule of law, advance human rights and women’s rights.

Priority is given to grants that advance democratic practices, including development of civil society; foster freedom of information and independent media; support NGO capacity building; advance rule of law and judicial reform; promote civic education; prioritize human rights; and advocate for equal rights for minorities or women.

Grants focused on environmental and health issues will also be considered. Grants which engage youth and have a U.S. component are encouraged.

Funding Information

Non-governmental organizations may submit proposals for up to USD $5,000.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Grants CANNOT be made to individuals, but ONLY to non-governmental organizations that demonstrate long-term sustainability beyond the proposed program activity.
  • State-Owned Enterprises may submit proposals for projects related to the thematic areas.
  • Third-country organizations and individuals are not eligible.
  • Priority will be given to proposals with innovative project ideas.
  • Grants will not normally be approved for multi-year projects, but past recipients of Embassy Apia Small Grants will be considered for new one-year projects.
  • The proposal should disclose any other partnering organizations or co-funding for the project/program.

How to Apply

Applicants must complete and submit the application form via given website.

For more information, please visit U.S. Embassy in Apia, Samoa.

Latest Funds for NGOs

The Japan Foundation: Providing Financial Support to Artists and Japanese Cultural Specialists

DHHS/NIH: Seeking Applications for Collaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams

British Council USA: Seeking Proposals for Bridging Voices Program

Cultural Survival’s Keepers of the Earth Fund: Empowering Grassroots Indigenous Communities Worldwide!

AAU Call for Volunteer Young Social Media Reporters!

Nordic Culture Point: Inviting Applicants for Mobility Funding Programme

Youth Service America: Seeking Applications for Be Fearless Be Kind Grants Program

Call for Proposals: British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants

USDA-NIFA: Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive Competitive Grant Program

BBC Children in Need Main Grants Programme: Improving the Social and Physical Environments

Australian Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan: Direct Aid Program (DAP) 2017/18 

Call for Proposals: Voice’s Philippines Empowerment Grants

Impact Giving: Seeking Applications for Potential Grant Program

Participate in 2019 Symposium on Disrupting Global Health Narratives!

Applications Open for Prince Bernhard Nature Fund!

Wildlife Preservation Canada Grant: Saving Highly Endangered Animal Species facing Imminent Extinction in Canada

GEF Small Grants Program (SGP): Seeking Proposals from NGOs and CSOs

British Embassy Sana’a: Supporting the Better Inclusion of Yemeni Youth in Conflict Resolution and Prevention

Australian Embassy in Thailand: Seeking Applications for Direct Aid Program

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Bosnia and Herzegovina: Local Small Scale Projects for 2018

SATREPS Call for Proposals: Promoting International Joint Research Targeting Global Issues

DAINA Call for Proposals: 2017 Polish-Lithuanian Funding Initiative

Wildlife Habitat Canada: Seeking Applications for Conservation Grant Program

USAID/Afghanistan: Seeking Applications for Conflict Mitigation Assistance for Civilians (COMAC)

* indicates required

You have Successfully Subscribed!