Deadline: 31 December 2019
Public Diplomacy Initiatives:
- Foster media contacts and professional development;
- Expand STEAM and educational opportunities for youth to meet the needs of a 21st century workforce;
- Promote sustainable economic development and women’s economic participation.
- Bolster U.S. security and regional security, as well as protect U.S. citizens;
- Foster a free and open Indo-Pacific region by promoting a rules-based order, both bilaterally and multilaterally, by supporting responsive, democratic governance, strong civil society and an independent media;
- Promote sustained economic prosperity driven by open-market economic policies and high-standard investment; increased connectivity; improved natural resource management; and free, fair, and reciprocal trading relationships;
- U.S. commitment to the region is reinforced through efforts to improve human development, island states’ resiliency to natural disasters and access climate change financing, and build regional maritime security partnerships.
- As this is a small grant program the typical approved proposals range from US$5,000-$15,000.
Public Diplomacy Grants will not fund:
- Commercial proposals;
- Proposals over $15,000 unless they are particularly strong from a previously successful grantee;
- Proposals that do not benefit communities in Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga or Tuvalu;
- Proposals that do not address embassy or public diplomacy goals.
How to Apply
Interested applicants can submit application at the address given via website.
For more information please visit https://fj.usembassy.gov/education-culture/grants/