Deadline: 15 August 2016
The U.S. Embassy to Cuba Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is currently accepting proposals for its Large Grants Program with an aim to support activities that promote U.S.-Cuba bilateral relations in the following three priority areas:
- Increase entrepreneurship and economic opportunities, especially among youth and underserved communities
- Institutional linkages between academic or nonprofit organizations to enhance bilateral partnerships through the promotion of education, the access and use of technology, sports, and partnerships across the Americas
- Promote cultural exchange and enhance understanding of our shared history, traditions, and values through innovative means
Focus Areas (Not limited)
- Proposals to expand U.S.-Cuba exchange programs with a focus on sustainable institutional relationships
- Capacity-building projects with a focus on science, entrepreneurship, and information technology
- Award Ceiling: U.S. $100,000.00
- Award Floor: U.S. $15,000.00
- The U.S. Embassy to Cuba encourages applications from all sectors in Cuba, as well as U.S. not-for-profit organizations, and Cuban organizations.
- To be eligible for a grant award, in addition to other conditions of this request for applications, organizations must have a commitment to non-discrimination with respect to beneficiaries and adherence to equal opportunity employment practices.
- Non-discrimination includes equal treatment without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation and political affiliation.
- Commercial firms are ineligible to receive funding through this award mechanism.
How to Apply
- Applicants must fill the Grant Application form via given website and should include the following documents:
- Cover Page
- Detailed Budget
- Proposals must be submitted electronically to the U.S. Embassy in Havana via email.
- Applications are accepted in English only, and final grant agreements will be concluded in English.
Eligible Countries: Cuba and United States.
For more information, please visit U.S. Embassy to Cuba.