|Donor:||U.S. Mission to Azerbaijan|
|Application procedure:||Full Proposal|
|Donor base:||United States|
|Eligible applicants:||Individual, Non-Profit Organisation|
|Grant size:||Small - up to $100,000|
|Minimum grant size:||10.000$|
|Total available budget:||55.000$|
|Maximum grant size:||25.000$|
|Funding ratio:||up to 100%|
- Arts & Culture
- Capacity Building
- Children & Youth
- Social Inclusion
The U.S. Embassy Baku Public Affairs Section (PAS) is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Annual Program Statement. U.S. Embassy Baku’s Annual Program Statement solicits proposals for projects that further the U.S. Mission’s public diplomacy goals of expanding and strengthening people-to-people ties between Azerbaijan and the United States, engaging with local media, and building and strengthening local partners through the specific objectives listed. Public diplomacy programming includes cultural programming, educational exchanges, workshops and training for entrepreneurs, innovation in and improvement of education systems, promoting science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education and gender equality programs connected to environmental issues, and journalist skills-building and professionalism.
All programs must include a connection with American culture, expert(s), organization(s), or institution(s) in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policies and perspectives. Programs with in-person elements should include virtual-program contingency plans (and corresponding budget). Examples of PAS program activities include, but are not limited to:
· Academic and professional lectures, seminars, and speaker programs on the topics of entrepreneurship, STEM, education policy, gender equality and reforms, among others.
· Artistic and cultural workshops, joint performances, and exhibitions.
· Professional and academic exchanges and programs.
· Trainings and workshops for professionals.
· Programs to engage young people, women, or vulnerable populations.
Eligible applicants are not-for-profit, civil society/non-governmental organizations, public educational institutions, think tanks and individuals.
Actions must take place in Azerbaijan.
Total available funding is $55,000. Award amount ranges from $10,000 to $25,000. Number of awards anticipated is 10 awards. Length of performance period is maximum 12 months.
All application materials must be submitted by email to BakuPASPrograms(a)state.gov. Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis through December 22, 2023.