U.S. Embassy in Austria: Austrian-American Partnership Fund

Deadline: 15 February 2018

The U.S. Embassy in Austria is seeking proposals for its Austrian-American Partnership Fund to support collaboration and cultural exchange between Austrian and U.S. non-governmental organizations, universities, professional associations, arts and cultural organizations.

The goals of the program are to expand the range of educational, cultural and professional cooperation between Austrians and Americans.

Program Areas

The Austrian-American Partnership Fund will fund projects in the following program areas:

  • Entrepreneurship: Fostering connections and sustainable relationships between U.S. and Austrian entrepreneurs, entrepreneurship educators and organizations that promote entrepreneurship, especially among youth.
  • Global Issues: Promote dialogue and debate around issues of mutual importance and interest, such as energy, trade and economic policy, countering violent extremism, human rights and transatlantic cooperation.
  • Arts America: Showcasing young American artists, including performing and visual artists, poets, playwrights, theatrical and film directors and curators, whose work has never been presented or who have not performed in Austria before.
  • American Studies: Building capacity in the area of U.S. studies and enhancing overall understanding of the United States.
  • U.S.-Austrian Relations: During the 2017/18 anniversary period, special focus will be on projects highlighting the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan (officially the European Recovery Program (ERP)) in Austria.

Funding Information

Typically, projects budgets range from $1,000 to $10,000, and grant support cannot exceed $25,000; the most competitive proposals will include significant funding from other sources as cost-share in the project budget.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Vienna invites proposals from Austrian non-governmental organizations, universities, professional associations, arts and cultural institutions, academics or other qualified individuals.
  • They must demonstrate an interest in working with American counterparts with the goal to develop or expand existing educational, professional and cultural exchange activities in Austria and promote dialogue and partnership between the peoples of the United States and Austria.
  • The Embassy encourages organizations that have not previously received funding from the U.S. Embassy to apply under this announcement.
  • Applicants with a demonstrated record of expertise and accomplishment will be considered favorably.
  • Projects must include a component of cost sharing or matching funds, amounting to at least 10% of the total cost.

How to Apply

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

Eligible Country: Austria

For more information, please visit U.S. Embassy in Austria.

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