U.S. Embassy Moscow Public Affairs Section: Annual Program Statement (APS)

Deadline: 30 June 2018

The U.S. Embassy Moscow Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State has announced that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Grants Program.

PAS Moscow invites proposals for projects that strengthen ties between the United States and Russia by highlighting shared values and promoting bilateral cooperation. All grant proposals must convey an American cultural element, support a priority program area (see below) or include a connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of the United States.

Priority Program Areas

  • Programs that support a long-term investment in U.S.-Russian ties through educational, cultural, professional, and other exchanges and interactions between our two countries.
  • Programs that demonstrate active engagement by the United States and Russia to address new and evolving security challenges; and
  • Programs that strengthen the economic ties between Russians and Americans

Funding Information

  • Award amounts: Awards may range from a minimum of $2,500 to a maximum of $50,000
  • Anticipated project start date: No later than October 1, 2018

Eligible Applicants

  • The Public Affairs Section encourages applications from the United States and Russia:
    • Registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/nongovernmental organizations with programming experience;
    • Individuals;
    • Non-profit or governmental educational institutions; or
    • U.S. and Russian governmental institutions.
  • For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply.

How to Apply

All application materials must be submitted by email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit Annual Program Statement (APS).

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