|Donor:||U.S. Mission to Mexico|
|Application procedure:||Full Proposal|
|Donor base:||United States|
|Eligible applicants:||Individual, Non-Profit Organisation|
|Grant size:||Small - up to $100,000|
|Minimum grant size:||250$|
|Total available budget:||50.000$|
|Maximum grant size:||50.000$|
|Funding ratio:||up to 100%|
- Arts & Culture
- Economic Development
- Environment & Natural Resources
- Human Rights
- Research, Technology & Innovation
U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. PAS Juarez invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and the people in the State of Chihuahua 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. Examples of PAS Small Grants Program programs include, but are not limited to: (1) academic and professional lectures, seminars and speaker programs; (2) artistic and cultural workshops, joint performances and exhibitions; (3) cultural heritage conservation and preservation programs; and (4) professional and academic exchanges and programs.
Priority Program Areas are: (1) culture of lawfulness and rule of law for the new generations; (2) entrepreneurship and US Mexico trade partnerships, exchange and joint ventures; (3) promote educational exchanges and partnerships, particularly those related to Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics (STEAM); that may improve the lives of at-risk youth, grassroots communities and movements; (4) activities, workshops and speakers programs that increase mutual understanding between the US and Mexico peoples such as: sports, English language education, environmental protection, arts and any cultural manifestation. With preference on sharing US values, history and culture; and (5) programs related to freedom of the press, protection of intellectual property, use of social media, communications, and promotion of human rights.
Eligible applicants are: U.S. and Mexican non-profit institutions and individuals: (1) registered not-for-profit organisations, including think tanks and civil society/nongovernmental organisations with programming experience; (2) individuals; (3) non-profit or governmental educational institutions; and (4) governmental institutions.
Actions must take place in Mexico.
Total available funding is $50,000. Awards may range from a minimum of $250 to a maximum of $50,000. Expected Number of Awards is 10. Anticipated Award Period is 12 months. Length of performance period is 3 to 24 months.
All application materials must be submitted by email to CDJ_Grants(a)state.gov. Applications may be submitted for consideration at any time before the closing date of December 31, 2021.