Sponsor Deadline
Posted: 3/19/2024

U.S. Mission to Brazil -- Small Grants Program

The Public Affairs Sections of the U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Brazil invites proposals for programs that strengthen ties between the United States and Brazil through cultural, arts, educational, media, information, and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. The bilateral nature of proposals is especially important during calendar year 2024, the 200th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Brazil and the United States. All programs must include an American cultural element, or connection with American expert(s), organization(s), or institutions in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policies, values, and perspectives as well as incorporate a cross-cutting approach to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA).

Examples of PAS public diplomacy grants include, but are not limited to:
• Academic and professional lectures, seminars, and speaker programs that include U.S. speakers;
• Artistic and cultural workshops, joint performances, and exhibitions;
• Cultural heritage conservation and preservation programs;
• Programs that strengthen U.S. college and university relationships with local higher education institutions, businesses, and/or regional organizations;
• Media trainings

Deadline for Applications: Deadline will vary according to each initiative. Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the application period and will be reviewed accordingly.

Areas of Interest

1. Initiative: Promote public awareness of the deep and broad cultural connections between Brazil and the United States during the celebration of the bicentennial of diplomatic relations in 2024. Closing Date: June 30, 2024

2. Initiative: Expand Brazilians' Access to Fact-Based Reporting to Counter Misinformation. Closing Date: June 30, 2024

3. Initiative: Support technical and vocational networks with innovation and STEM education involving best practices from the United States. Closing Date: June 30, 2024

4. Initiative: Environmental Education. Closing Date: April 30, 2024

5. Initiative: Gender Equality in Politics. Closing Date: April 30, 2024

6. Initiative: Sports Diplomacy and Youth Engagement. Closing Date: June 30, 2024

7. Initiative: Combating the Climate Crisis. Closing Date: June 30, 2024

8. Initiative: Promoting Technology, Innovation, and Equity in STEM Education for Brazilian Youth. Closing Date: April 30, 2024

9. Initiative: Celebrate and highlight 200 years of bilateral relations between the United States and Brazil. Closing Date: June 30, 2024

10. Initiative: Strengthening Democracy, Human Rights, and Empowered Citizenship. Closing Date: June 30, 2024

Eligibility Requirements

The United States Embassy and Consulates encourage applications from committed and organized civil society organizations, think tanks, non-governmental organizations, academic institutions, governmental institutions, international organizations. All applicants must be capable of receiving and managing grant funding.