U.S. Mission to Russia: 2019 Annual Program Statement Small Grants Program

Deadline: 15 July 2019

PAS Moscow is inviting proposals for projects that strengthen ties between the United States and Russia through concrete demonstrations of cooperation between our two peoples.

All grant proposals must convey an element of American history, culture, or shared values. Competitive programs should support a priority program area (see below). Competitive proposals include a connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s that will promote increased cooperation between the people of the United States and Russia even after the program has finished.

Examples of PAS projects include, but are not limited to:

  • Artistic and cultural joint performances and collaborative exhibitions;
  • Intensive collaborative events and maker festivals where the outcome benefits Russian society;
  • Reportage and storytelling hands-on workshops for journalists, media professionals, and the public;
  • Professional and academic exchanges, lectures, workshops, and consultations;
  • Entrepreneurship, business development, and tech/innovation trainings; and
  • Sports-related programming.

Priority Program Areas

  • Concrete demonstrations of cooperation between American and Russian people through collaborative artistic, cultural, civil, or educational activities;
  • Women’s empowerment and minority rights;
  • Science and technology (STEM, STEAM, sea and space exploration);
  • Support for journalistic integrity, grassroots expression, creativity, and storytelling; and
  • Enhancement of income generation among small businesses and increased tools for broadening entrepreneurship in Russia.

Funding Information

  • Award Ceiling: $24,000
  • Award Floor: $500

Possible Partners and Audiences

  • Cultural institutions;
  • Business leaders and entrepreneurs;
  • Women and underserved communities;
  • Academic institutions;
  • Community leaders and NGO staff;
  • Journalists, social and new media users.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Public Affairs Section encourages applications from the United States and Russia:
  • Registered Russian or American not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience;
  • Individuals;
  • Non-profit or governmental Russian or American educational institutions; or
  • U.S. and Russian governmental institutions. For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply.

Ineligible

The following types of projects are not eligible for funding:

  • Projects relating to partisan political activity;
  • Charitable or development activities;
  • Construction projects;
  • Projects that support specific religious activities;
  • Fundraising campaigns;
  • Lobbying for specific legislation or projects;
  • Competitions where the prize is the only outcome of the program;
  • Scientific research; or
  • Projects that duplicate existing projects.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Countries: United States & Russia

For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=310695

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