US Mission Nigeria Public Diplomacy Grants Program 2023

US Mission Nigeria Public Diplomacy Grants Program 2023


US Mission Nigeria Public Diplomacy Grants Program 2023 - Are you a community service organization in need of support? The U.S. Mission to Nigeria is pleased to announce that the Notice of Funding Opportunity for our Public Diplomacy small grants program is now open.

Purpose of PAS Grants:

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.

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PAS will prioritize grant program proposals that:

1. Promote Nigeria’s democratic governance, unity and stability by improving government transparency and accountability, the rule of law, a free and professional media, as well as civil society capacity and engagement.

2. Strengthen human capital to promote inclusive economic growth and development via entrepreneurship, STEM education, women’s empowerment, youth engagement, and cultural exchange

3. Protect against security threats and foster peace and stability through measures to counter violent extremism, reduce human trafficking and illegal immigration, mitigate rural violence, and encourage peaceful dialogue and non-violent conflict resolution

4. Improve and expand English language learning through curriculum development and teacher training, in partnership with U.S. education institutions where possible. Activities that are not funded include, but are not limited to:

  • Social welfare projects
  • Tuition assistance;
  • Individual travel to conferences
  • Construction projects
  • Completion activities for projects begun with other funds
  • Projects that are inherently political in nature or that convey partisan support to an individual or single party electoral campaigns; and
  • Political party activities.

How to apply

The NOFO outlines funding priorities and procedures for submitting applications. Please find the full notice on our website here: https://ng.usembassy.gov/grants

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