U.S. Embassy Tbilisi Cultural Small Grants Program

Silvia Weninger

1) Objective

PAS Tbilisi invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and Georgia 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 Cultural Small Grants Program programs include, but are not limited to:

  • Artistic and cultural workshops, joint performances, festivals and exhibitions.
  • Arts related academic and professional lectures, seminars and speaker programs.
  • Cultural heritage conservation and preservation programs.

Priority Program Areas:

  • Strengthening democracy, culture, institutions, values, and civil society.
  • Supporting Georgia’s Euro-Atlantic integration and countering Russian malign influence.
  • Events that use the 30th anniversary of the establishment U.S. and Georgia diplomatic relations to foster closer people-to-people ties between the two countries.

2) Eligibility

Eligibility is limited to Registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience; Non-profit or governmental educational institutions; Legal Entities of Public Law.

3) Location

Actions must take place in Georgia.

4) Budget

Grants may range from $3,000-¢24,000.

5) Application

The deadline to submit proposals is 15 June 2022.