Donor: U.S. Mission to Malaysia
Application procedure: Full Proposal
Donor base: United States
Reference number: SMY300-FY2021-PAS
Eligible applicants: Individual, Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 20.09.2021

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: 5.000$
Total available budget: 600.000$
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 125.000$
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Arts & Culture
  • Children & Youth
  • Education
  • Governance & Democracy
  • Peace & Conflict Resolution
  • Women & Gender

Project Locations

  1. Asia



1) Objective

PAS Kuala Lumpur invites proposals for programs that further U.S. government objectives and promote bilateral cooperation and mutual understanding between the U.S. and Malaysia. All programs must include a substantive American element, such as connections with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will result in increased understanding of U.S. policies and perspectives. Examples of PAS Small Grants Program programs include, but are not limited to: (1) Subject-matter experts, academic lectures, seminars and speaker programs; (2) Education and cultural programs, workshops, exhibitions and clinics; (3) Professional and academic exchanges and programs.

Priority Program Areas are: (1) Promotion of regional security cooperation, including countering violent extremism, cybersecurity, and transnational threats; (2) Fostering shared interests in good governance and rule of law, including strengthening civil society media freedom, human rights, and media literacy; (3) Advancing U.S. and Malaysian prosperity through advancing and deepening our bilateral economic and commercial partnership. Program could focus on topics such as trade and investment issues, women/youth empowerment and technology/innovation; and (4) Programs that advance mutual understanding of policies, values and perspectives.

2) Eligibility

The Public Affairs Section encourages applications from U.S. and Malaysia: Registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/nongovernmental organizations with programming experience; Non-profit or governmental educational institutions; Governmental institutions; and Individuals.

3) Location

Actions must take place in Malaysia.

4) Budget

Total available funding is $600,000. Awards may range from a minimum of $5,000 to a maximum of $125,000.  Number of awards anticipated are 30 awards. Generally proposed programs should be completed within a year, however, on an exception basis programs that last to a maximum of two years will be considered.

5) Application

Applications may be submitted for consideration at any time before the final closing date of September 20, 2021.

Login Account

Already a Rubnio Customer?

Invaild email address.

6 or more characters, letters and numbers. Must contain at least one number.

Your information will nerver be shared with any third party.