Deadline: 31 July 2019
The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines’ Public Affairs Section (PAS Philippines) of the U.S. Department of State has announced that they are considering proposals for their Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program.
PAS Philippines invites proposals for projects that strengthen ties between the Philippines and the United States through programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must include an American cultural element or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policies and perspectives.
Priority Program Areas
Priority will be given to project proposals that further one or more of the U.S. Embassy’s goals, including:
- Programs that enhance U.S.-Philippines security cooperation, including deterring illegal maritime activities, reducing the threat of terrorism, encouraging peaceful resolution of disputes, and advancing peace and stability in conflict-affected areas.
- Programs that promote sustainable and inclusive economic growth and social development.
- Programs that foster greater bilateral trade and investment between the U.S. and the Philippines.
- Programs that develop stronger linkages between the United States, Philippines, and the Indo-Pacific region.
- Programs that support increased transparency and good governance, as well as respect for the rule of law and human rights.
- Length of performance period: 12 to 24 months
- Award amounts: awards may range from a minimum of $5,000 to a maximum of $35,000.
Participants and Audiences
PAS Philippines’ target audiences include national and regional media; NGOs and think tanks; government officials (state, district, and municipal officials; policy makers, civil servants); cultural and educational leaders; next generation leaders (e.g., innovators, digital influencers, campus leaders); youth from underserved communities; and universities.
- The Public Affairs Section encourages applications from the United States and the Philippines. Individuals and registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks, civil society/non-governmental organizations with relevant programming experience are encouraged to apply. For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply.
- Cost sharing or matching is not required for this funding opportunity.
- Pre-award costs are not an allowable expense for this funding opportunity.
- Applications may be submitted for consideration at any time on or before the closing date of this funding opportunity.
How to Apply
Applicants may submit their application package via given website.
For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=315366