U.S. Embassy in Colombia invites proposals for Small Grant Program
Deadline: 31 May 2019
The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Mission in Bogota Colombia has announced funding availability through the Mission’s Public Affairs Small grant program to support projects proposed by Colombian non-governmental organizations (NGOs), individuals, and cultural/educational organizations that aim to promote mutual understanding between the United States and Colombia.
The Embassy has particular interest in projects that have a strong link to the United States and promote the teaching of English, benefit underserved populations, promote student and teacher exchange between the United States and Colombia, promote entrepreneurship, promote U.S. culture in Colombia, promote the exchange of ideas between the United States and Colombia, and promote Colombia’s transition to peace.
Grants cannot be used to fund religious or partisan political activity or for: fundraising campaigns; commercial projects or for-profit ventures; individual academic research projects; construction projects; or projects whose primary objective is an organization’s institutional development or an individual’s personal enrichment or career development.
- Typically, grants range from $5,000 to $20,000 US dollars.
- The Public Affairs Section in Bogota reserves the right to award less or more than the funds requested as it deems to be in the best interest of the U.S. Government.
NOTE: Once a project is approved, the administrative process to receive funds takes a minimum of two months. As such, proposals tied to a specific date or event, should take this timeline into account.
Eligible applicants include Colombian not-for-profit organizations registered in Colombia, including non-governmental organizations, individuals, educational/cultural institutions, and governmental organizations.
How to Apply
Proposals should be entered into the form in English and submitted via e-mail at the address given on the website.
Eligible Country: Colombia
For more information, please visit https://co.usembassy.gov/education-culture/missions-public-affairs-small-grant-program/