Deadline: 30 April 2018
The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy has announced an open competition for individuals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, public educational institutions, and public international organizations in Ethiopia and in the United States to submit proposals that fall into one of the thematic areas specified below.
- The APS is intended to inform individuals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions about opportunities from the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy to support projects in the following thematic areas:
- Strengthening independent media through media literacy, training and other engagement
- Engaging underserved populations, including persons with disabilities, through art, sports, culture and other creative programs
- Engaging emerging, underrepresented voices and supporting the capacity for constructive engagement
- Promoting tolerance and peace through dialogue
- Promoting economic growth, especially via entrepreneurship
- Promoting sustainable policies to protect the environment
- Women and/or youth empowerment through education
- Proposals must incorporate a detailed narrative that outlines the plan of action, describes the scope of the proposed work, how it will be accomplished, and how fulfills a broad U.S. Embassy priority:
- Strengthen Democratic Institutions and Expand Human Rights: improve internal stability and strengthen rule of law through active engagement with stakeholders; improve learning outcomes by increasing achievement in education; and improve workforce skills development.
- Spur Broad-based Economic Growth and Promote Development: strengthen role of women and youth in economic activity; improve trade and investment climate; increase development and growth of the domestic private sector; and increase livelihood transition opportunities.
- Advance Regional Peace and Security: promote regional peace and security
- Floor of Individual Award Amounts: $3,000
- Ceiling of Individual Award Amounts: $50,000
- Applications are welcome from all sectors: individuals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, public educational institutions, and public international organizations in Ethiopia and in the United States.
- Applicants are encouraged to provide cost-sharing from additional sources; applications should explain clearly other likely sources of funding or in-kind participation.
How to Apply
Proposals should be submitted via email at the address given on the website.
Eligible Countries: Ethiopia and United States
For more information, please visit U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia.