Deadline: 30 September 2016
The U.S. Embassy Seoul Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the funding availability through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program to support exchange between the U.S. and the Republic of Korea with the aim of improving mutual respect and understanding.
- 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;
- U.S. – ROK Alliance: Security issues, denuclearization, non-proliferation, counter-terrorism, law enforcement cooperation.
- Economic Growth: Trade, investment, economic integration, entrepreneurship, innovation, intellectual property rights, women’s empowerment.
- Regional Challenge: Promoting understanding of U.S. policy, business practices, culture and values; economic partnership, leadership role for the United States in Asia; ROK-Japan relations; US-ROK-Japan trilateral cooperation.
- Transnational Challenge: Human rights; women, North Korean refugees, multi-ethnic, LGBT, marginalized populations; clean energy; climate change, health.
- PAS will consider proposals up to $100,000 projects that are smaller in scope are more likely to be considered.
- Grant projects generally must be completed in one year or less.
The U.S. Embassy Seoul Public Affairs Section encourages applications from organizations located in the Republic of Korea:
- Registered public or private nonprofit organizations, such as think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience
- Educational institutions
- Governmental institutions
How to Apply
Interested applicants can submit their applications at the address given on the website.
Eligible Country: Republic of Korea
For more information, please visit grants.gov.