U.S. Embassy Banjul, Gambia PAS Annual Program Statement

Deadline: 15 June 2019

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

PAS in Banjul, The Gambia invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and The Gambia through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must include an American cultural element, or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.

Examples of PAS Small Grants Program programs include, but are not limited:

  • Academic and professional lectures, seminars and speaker programs;
  • Artistic and cultural workshops, joint performances and exhibitions;
  • Cultural heritage conservation and preservation programs;
  • Professional and academic exchanges and programs;
  • Academic clubs focusing on extracurricular activities and student achievement
  • Professional training for journalists
  • Social movement programs to Programs to support political transparency

Priority Program Areas

  • Strengthening Democratic Institutions
  • Empowering Civil Society
  • Bolstering Education
  • Improving the capacity of Gambians to lead the country’s development

Award Information

  • Estimated Total Program Funding: $100,000
  • Award Ceiling: $25,000
  • Award Floor: $250

Participants and Audiences

All proposals should focus on engaging Gambians in The Gambia. Proposals that reach marginalized communities and youth are encouraged.

Eligible Applicants

  • The Public Affairs Section encourages applications from the United States and The Gambia:
    • Registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience
    • Individuals
    • Non-profit media organizations
    • Professional Trade organizations
    • Non-profit or governmental educational institutions
  • For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply.

How to Apply

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

Eligible Countries: United States and The Gambia

For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=313734

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