Donor base: United States
Application procedure: Concept Note, Full Proposal
Eligible applicants: Individual, Non-Profit Organisation, Social Business
Annual number of calls: Up to 10

Financial details

Donor size: Medium - up to $5,000,000
Funding instruments: Grants
Annual funding volume: Up to $5,000,000
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Arts & Culture
  • Children & Youth
  • Education
  • Environment & Natural Resources
  • Social Inclusion

Project Locations

  1. America



1) About

The U.S. Embassy in La Paz conducts diplomatic relations with the government of Bolivia and strives to strengthen mutual understanding between the people of the U.S. and Bolivia. It seeks to promote understanding of the U.S., its society, government, and policies, through cultural and information programs that reach all of Bolivian society. Their local grant making scheme includes: (1) educational exchange: the U.S. Department of State sponsors multiple programs for educational, cultural, and professional exchanges with Bolivia; (2) English language programs: providing Bolivians more opportunities to learn English, so that they can attend universities in the United States and participate in exchange programs; (3) Alumni: the International Exchange Alumni is an online community for current and emerging leaders; (4) Book Donation Program: contribution to the education and culture of the Bolivian people through the Book Program “The United States and Bolivia United in Reading”; and (5) Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP): to preserve historic sites, manuscripts, museum collections, and traditional forms of expressions such as music, dance, and languages.

2) Thematic Interest

  • Education and exchange
  • Culture and preservation of historic sites
  • International youth and young leaders exchange

3) Focus Countries

They fund projects in Bolivia.

4) Application Procedure

Application procedures differ for the various grant programs. Usually, a call for proposal is announced on their website when a specific application window opens. The AFCP, as an example, usually opens towards the end of the year and accepts proposals at the amount of $200,000.

5) Contact

U.S. Embassy in Bolivia
Avenida Arce 2780
Casilla 425
La Paz

T: +591 2 216 8000
F: +591 2 216 8111

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