U.S. Embassy La Paz – Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program (Bolivia)
The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of U.S. Embassy La Paz, under the auspices of the U.S. Department of State, is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program.
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Purpose of Grants: PAS La Paz invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural, educational, professional and scientific ties between the U.S. and Bolivia through cultural 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.
The Public Affairs Section is particularly interested in projects that increase academic and cultural exchanges between the United States and Bolivia, expand English language proficiency, foster entrepreneurship and innovation, encourage greater cooperation in science and technology, promote social inclusion and advance excellence in journalism. They are looking for proposals with outstanding cultural, educational, and exchange merit that involve geographically, demographically, and socio-economically diverse audiences in Bolivia.
Examples of PAS Grants Program programs include, but are not limited to:
USD 1 MILLION Grants for Innovative Solutions to combat Water Scarcity
Climate Fund to alleviate energy poverty in Developing Countries
This Request for Applications is open to strengthening the Economic Development Efforts
Grants for African CSOs to implement activities in SGBV, SRHR, HP, and VAWG
Small Research Grants for the improvement of education
This grant-making trust inviting Charities to help Socially Disadvantaged Groups during COVID-19
Support available for NGOs working on social innovation, inclusiveness and sustainability
Advocacy grants to strengthen the voice of communities and grassroots activists
USD $250,000 to $2 million funding available for each selected partner to address Covid-19 impact in select countries
Funding provided through capital support for community development projects
Endowment Funding of € 25,000 for young people fighting for freedom
Small Grant Fund for protecting endangered animal species
Grant program for transforming women’s lives for hard to fund projects
Seed Funding for Youth-led Organisations: Invitation to Submit Proposals
Grant Opportunity to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 and Future Pandemics
Academic and professional lectures, seminars and speaker programs;
Expanding English language proficiency;
Fostering entrepreneurship and innovation, especially with programs that support increased economic opportunities for women and small business owners, including social impact investment;
Artistic and cultural workshops, joint performances and exhibitions;
Cultural heritage conservation and preservation programs; and
Professional and academic exchanges and programs.
Minimum for Each Award: $1,000.00;
Maximum for Each Award: $40,000.00.
Eligible Applicants: The Public Affairs Section encourages applications from the United States and Bolivia.
Registered, not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/nongovernmental organizations with programming experience
Non-profit or governmental educational institutions
Governmental institutions For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply.
For more information, visit https://bo.usembassy.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/223/ANNUAL-PROGRAM-STATEMENT-FY-21.pdf