U.S. Embassy in The Gambia: Public Diplomacy Grants Program 2018

Deadline: 1 June 2018

The Public Diplomacy Section (PD) of U.S. Embassy in Banjul, The Gambia has announced that funding is available through the Embassy’s Public Diplomacy Grants Program.

Embassy Public Diplomacy (PD) grants are intended for local representatives of civil society, including non-governmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, and universities, to support exchange between the U.S. and the Gambia with the aim of improving mutual respect and understanding.  PD will ONLY consider grants that have an American component or aspect in their proposal.  This could include but is not limited to, having an American expert as a speaker, using curriculum developed by a U.S. institution, projecting an American film, or using content and knowledge gained during an exchange program in the United States.  Proposals must also advance one or more of the following U.S. Embassy priorities:

  • Strengthen Democratic Institutions, Support Good Governance, and Advance Human Rights;
  • Promote Economic Development, Support Gambians’ Access to Sufficient and Nutritious Food; and
  • Advance Health, Bolster Education to Enhance Social Welfare.

Funding Information

  • Floor of Individual Award Amounts: $1,000 USD
  • Ceiling of Individual Award Amounts: $25,000 USD

How to Apply

Proposals should be submitted via email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit Public Diplomacy Grants Program 2018.

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