U.S. Mission to Nigeria: Seeking Applications for Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Deadline: 15 July 2019

The U.S. Embassy Abuja Public Affairs Section (PAS) has announced this Notice of Funding Opportunity for its Public Diplomacy small grants program.

PAS awards a limited number of grants to individuals, non-governmental organizations, academic institutions, and other civil society entities that further the Embassy’s policy goals and strengthen relations between the American and Nigerian peoples.

Priorities

PAS will prioritize grant program proposals that:

  • Promote Nigeria’s democratic governance, unity and stability by improving government transparency and accountability, the rule of law, civil society capacity and engagement;
  • Strengthen human capital to promote inclusive economic growth and development via entrepreneurial initiatives, STEM education, women’s empowerment, and cultural exchange;
  • Protect against security threats and foster peace and stability through measures to counter violent extremism, mitigate rural violence, and encourage peaceful dialogue and non-violent conflict resolution;
  • Improve and expand English language learning through curricular development and teacher training, in partnership with U.S. education institutions where possible.

Award Information

  • Estimated Total Program Funding: $400,000
  • Award Ceiling: $50,000
  • Award Floor: $5,000

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Individuals
  • Others
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Domestic Nigerian non-governmental organizations (NGO) and international NGOs having the required 501(c)(3) status.

How to Apply

Applicants must download the application form via given website.

For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2K6xj0U

  • Avatar nan swe swe san says:

    I would like to apply small grant.

    • Avatar Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi nan swe swe san,

      You can apply for this opportunity if you fulfill the eligibility requirements. To learn more on eligibility criteria and how to apply please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good luck!

  • Avatar Jho says:

    Link not working

    • Avatar Priyanka says:

      Hi Jho,

      To know more about this funding opportunity, please Copy and Paste this link: bit.ly/2K6xj0U into a browser window.

      Good luck!

  • Avatar oludara joel says:

    Hi ,pls I want to apply for this grant and I have tried the link below but it was abortive ,pls direct me to the better link

  • Avatar oludara joel says:

    I think am qualify for this grant …..pls update me

    • Avatar Ritu at fundsforNGOs says:

      Hi oludara joel,

      For more information regarding eligibility criteria, application process and more, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

  • Avatar Yuwa Joshua says:

    -Create jobs
    – Encouraging youths to imbibe skilled employment and own their outfits
    – Encourage women and people of jos to explore the temperate weather of plateau state
    To create a platform for agribusiness to thrive on the plateau

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