Deadline: 1 March 2020
(Ad) Still, finding it difficult to find new grants and donors to support your work? No way to easily search and identify upcoming funding opportunities? No idea how to raise funds? We have a solution for you. Our Premium Membership service answers all your questions. Learn more.
OPA invites proposals from individuals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions for projects that strengthen the bilateral ties between the U.S. and Portugal. OPA will only consider grants that have an American component or aspect in their proposal.
Examples of PAS Small Grants Program projects include, but are not limited to:
(Ad) Too many advertisements on this website? Get an ad-free and fully optimized website experience to find grants and donors of your interest. Premium Membership service offers a clean and user-friendly interface for you to raise funds successfully! Learn more.
- Academic and professional lectures, seminars and speaker programs;
- Artistic and cultural workshops, joint performances and exhibitions;
- Cultural heritage conservation and preservation projects;
- Professional and academic exchanges and projects;
- Professional development workshops and training;
Priority Program Areas
- The Azores: activities focused on, or are connected to, the Autonomous Region of the Azores, which promote economic, educational, and/or cultural linkages between the United States and Portugal.
- African Diaspora: activities focused on, or are connected to, the African and/or Afro-descendant community in Portugal, which promote economic, educational, and/or cultural linkages between the United States and Portugal.
- Media Literacy and Countering Misinformation: activities that promote media literacy and critical thinking, resist malign influence, and counter disinformation.
- Technology and Innovation: activities which support cooperation in such areas as space exploration, energy, firefighting, and reforestation, as well as solutions to transnational, regional, and global challenges, including cybersecurity, terrorism, environmental issues, and health threats.
- Trade and Investment: activities which support the expansion of U.S. exports and investments, improve the connections between U.S. and Portuguese businesses, and/or expand economic opportunities for women and underserved populations.
(Ad) Premium Membership offers unlimited search options to find your grants and donors. Search by country or thematic area of your work interest or even by keyword. View the number of open grants for your country. on a Google Map. Keep a watch on grant deadlines through a calendar. Learn more.
- Award amounts: awards may range from a minimum of $3,000 to a maximum of $25,000
- Length of performance period: 1-12 months
- Number of awards anticipated: 3-20 awards
- Total available funding: $75,000
- The Public Affairs Section encourages applications from U.S. and Portugal who are:
- Registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience;
- Non-profit or governmental educational institutions
- The following types of projects are not eligible for funding:
- Scientific research;
- Requests by organizations and individuals who are neither Portuguese nor American;
- Projects relating to partisan political activity;
- Charitable activities or fundraising campaigns;
- Trade activities;
- Commercial projects;
- Scientific Research;
- Construction projects;
- Projects that support specific religious activities;
- Lobbying for specific legislation or projects
- Projects intended primarily for the growth or institutional development of the organization;
- Projects that duplicate existing projects.
For more information, visit https://pt.usembassy.gov/education-culture/small-grants-program/
(Ad) Too many emails about grants, but too few leads? Join Premium and use our Specific Email Alerts feature where you can select your country/countries and thematic areas of work interest and receive grant information accordingly. Learn more.