Donor: U.S. Mission to Morocco
Application procedure: Full Proposal, Online Application
Donor base: United States
Reference number: PAS-MOROCCO-FY20-01
Eligible applicants: Individual, Non-Profit Organisation, Social Business
Deadline: 30.06.2020

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: 5.000$
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 25.000$
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Children & Youth
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Research, Technology & Innovation

Project Locations

  1. Africa



1) Objective

The objectives of the Public Diplomacy Grant Program are to promote positive relations between Morocco and the United States; reinforce shared values; and connect Morocco’s emerging leaders to the American people through projects that: (1) Strengthen understanding of U.S. values and institutions; highlight U.S. culture, including American Studies, English language teaching/learning, and study in the United States; and support diversity, acceptance of minority groups, and other areas of mutual interest; (2) Help Moroccan youth explore and discover their potential through innovative science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM,) programs, as well as entrepreneurship programs; and (3) Encourage Moroccan youth to participate in civic life through social entrepreneurship, volunteerism, and community engagement.

Activities that are typically funded include, but are not limited to: (1) Programs that reinforce and amplify lessons learned by alumni of State Department funded exchange programs (both American and Moroccan alumni); (2) Youth engagement, leadership, and education programs; (3) Workshops, seminars, trainings, and master classes on American themes or issues of mutual interest mentioned in the above goals of the Program; (4) Cultural programs that target youth and underserved communities; (5) Programs to empower women and girls; (6) Radio, television, and social media training and programming in support of the above Program objectives; and (7) Initiatives in support of the above program objectives that make creative use of any of the Mission’s four American spaces—Dar America in Casablanca, the Marrakech American Corner, the Oujda American Space, and/or the American Center at the U.S. Embassy in Rabat.

2) Eligibility

Eligible applicants are: committed and organized civil-society organizations, local representatives of civil society, think tanks, non-governmental organizations, cultural institutions, academic institutions, and individuals. All grantees must have a non-profit status.

3) Location

Actions must take place in Morocco.

4) Budget

Grant amount ranges from $5,000 to $25,000. Projects generally must be completed within one year or less.

5) Application

Applications will be reviewed three times during Fiscal Year 2020. The deadlines for application are: Round 1: November 30, 2019, Round 2: March 31, 2020, and Round 3: June 30, 2020. Submit all forms in electronic format to Rabatgrants(a)state.gov.

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