Donor: U.S. Mission to Papua New Guinea
Application procedure: Full Proposal
Donor base: United States
Reference number: DOSPNG-23-GR-001
Eligible applicants: Individual, Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 01.08.2023

Financial details

Grant size: Medium - up to $1,000,000
Minimum grant size: 500$
Total available budget: 500.000USD
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 250.000$
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Arts & Culture
  • Children & Youth
  • Education
  • Environment & Natural Resources
  • Governance & Democracy
  • Human Rights
  • Media & Journalism
  • Peace & Conflict Resolution
  • Women & Gender

Project Locations

  1. Pacific

      Papua New Guinea


1) Objective

AS Port Moresby invites proposals for programs that advance shared goals of the U.S. and Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Vanuatu, through programming that promotes the strategic goals of our countries. All programs must meet Mission goals, include an American cultural element, or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote the effective strengthening of economic, social, and environmental conditions in Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and/or Vanuatu.

Your proposal must fit into one of these four project areas to be eligible for funding:

· One World – Partnering to promote the ethical use of natural resources, helping to achieve sustainable businesses. This includes funding for biological conservation, workshops for business owners on how to use land and sea resources in a sustainable manner, and promoting the use of clean energy.
· Women Mean Business – Promoting women in business, women in politics. This includes creating workshops and training programs to promote women in government and politics, promoting women’s rights in the workplace and civil society, supporting women’s access to credit and other tools, and providing economic opportunities for women in STEM and aviation.
· Defending Freedom – Highlighting and encouraging free and fair elections, media freedom, human rights, and honoring our shared partnerships in war and peace.
· Partnerships for Life – Building sustainable international education and business partnerships, fostering city-to-city and legislative connections. This includes Sister Cities partnerships, university partnerships, linkages between business councils, and sustainable student exchanges.

2) Eligibility

This funding is available to Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education; Individuals; Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education and others.

3) Location

Action must be implemented in Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and/or Vanuatu.

4) Budget

For Papua New Guinean individuals and nonprofits, awards may range from a minimum of $500 to a maximum of $24,000. For international nonprofits, awards may range from $5,000 to $250,000. They plan for four awards.

5) Application

The application deadline is 1 August 2023.

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