U.S. Embassy Australia FY20 Annual Program Statement

Funding Agency:
Department of State

The U.S. Embassy in Australia announces an open competition for organizations and individuals to submit applications to carry out programs that strengthen support for the unbreakable U.S.-Australia alliance, raise awareness about joint economic partnerships, and promote shared interests in a free and open Indo-Pacific region.  Applications should include an American element or connection with an American expert, organization, or institution.  


Priority Program Areas:

·         Shared Values: Activities that promote the values that underpin the U.S.-Australia alliance, including but not limited to democracy, human rights, rule of law, freedom of speech, and gender equality.

·         Economic Partnership: Activities that support U.S.-Australia partnerships in areas including space exploration, critical minerals, cybersecurity, advanced manufacturing, entrepreneurship, and corporate social responsibility.

·         Indo-Pacific Vision: Activities that advance U.S. and Australian efforts to increase security, prosperity, good governance, and cooperation in the South Pacific sub-region, and the broader Indo-Pacific region.


Deadline for Applications: Accepted on a rolling basis until September 1, 2020

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Eligibility Requirements

The following organizations are eligible to apply:

  • Not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks, and civil society/non-governmental organizations
  • Public and private educational institutions
  • Governmental institutions
  • Individuals



Amount Description

Award amounts: Between $3,000 and $25,000

Funding Type





International Opportunities
Social Sciences

External Deadline

September 1, 2020