U.S. Embassy Asuncion, Paraguay - PD Annual Program Statement Fiscal Year 2022

Funding Agency:
Department of State

The Embassy of the United States of America in Paraguay’s Public Diplomacy (PD) section is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Fiscal Year 2022 Public Diplomacy Grants Program. This is an Annual Program Statement, outlining our funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding. Please carefully follow all instructions below. This funding opportunity is made possible under both the Fulbright-Hays and the Smith-Mundt Acts as amended.

The PD section seeks to inform and share with audiences in Paraguay about the United States, its culture, society, government, legal, economic, and political systems, and values through programs focusing on the priority areas outlined below. To further these goals, PD invites proposals for programs that strengthen educational, professional, commercial, and scientific ties between the U.S. and Paraguay. Proposals must include a clear and strong U.S. component. A U.S. component can include U.S. citizen speakers who are experts in U.S. policy, academia, culture, and economics; the use of U.S. training models or materials; exchanges with U.S. institutions; or promotion of U.S. culture, music, art, etc. through cultural or educational exchanges between the U.S. and Paraguay.

The deadline for submitting applications is April 2, 2022, and applications submitted before this deadline are welcomed.

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Areas of Interest

Funding Priorities: PD invites eligible organizations and individuals to submit proposals to support activities directly linked to one or more of the two following priority areas:

1. Civil society´s role in improving transparency and accountability in government, combating financial corruption and supporting transparency, including, but not limited to, through investigative journalism, social media, and or existing online “open government” platforms.

2. Developing environmental literacy in youth to enhance community resilience to extreme weather & climate change. Empowering communities by increasing awareness on conservation and economic development within the framework of climate adaptation and resilience.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility is limited to not-for-profit organizations subject to 26 U.S.C. 501 (c) (3) of the U.S. tax code or to similar statutes in the Republic of Paraguay such as Civil society organizations, local representatives of civil society, think tanks, non-governmental organizations, and academic institutions located in Paraguay; U.S. not-for-profit with a partner in Paraguay. Direct funding for non-U.S. institutions and individuals is available under this announcement. The Public Diplomacy section encourages organizations that have not previously received U.S. Federal Award program funding to apply under this announcement.

Amount Description

A maximum amount per award of $50,000 is available under this program. Similar awards in the past have typically ranged from $25,000 - $50,000.

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Environmental & Life Sciences
International Opportunities
Social Sciences

External Deadline

April 2, 2022