US Public Diplomacy Grants Funding Opportunity 2022

US Public Diplomacy Grants Funding Opportunity 2022

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US Public Diplomacy Grants Funding Opportunity 2022. The U.S. Embassy Abuja is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. This is an Annual Program Statement, outlining our funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding.

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Purpose of Small Grants: PAS Abuja invites proposals for programs that strengthen ties between the U.S. and Nigeria through cultural, information and exchange 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. policy and perspectives.

Examples of PAS Small Grants Program programs include, but are not limited to:

  1. Academic and professional lectures, seminars
  2. Exchanges and speaker programs
  3. Artistic and cultural workshops, joint performances and exhibitions, media events
  4. Cultural heritage conservation and preservation programs
  5. Training and empowerment programs
  6. Leadership, youth and sports programs
  7. Initiatives that support democratic values such as freedom of the press
  8. Programs that advance peace, security and national unity

Priority Program Areas:

PAS will prioritize grant program proposals that: Promote Nigeria’s democratic governance, unity and stability, such as:

a. Citizen involvement at state and local levels, including state elections

b. Youth political activism

c. Transparency and accountability in election administration, vote counting, and public sector accountability at the level of elected state legislative officials

d. Civil society engagement and capacity building

e. Media resources and verification techniques and election reporting best practices

f. Strengthening democratic practices and institutions drawing on the U.S. experience.

How to apply:

Interested Applicants should go to https://bit.ly/3ietxED to view details on how to apply.

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