U.S. Mission to Nigeria: Seeking Applications for Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program


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Deadline: 15 July 2019The U.S. Embassy Abuja Public Affairs Section (PAS) has announced this Notice of Funding Opportunity for its Public Diplomacy [JB emphasis] small grants program.PAS awards a limited number of grants to individuals, non-governmental organizations, academic institutions, and other civil society entities that further the Embassy’s policy goals and strengthen relations between the American and Nigerian peoples.PrioritiesPAS will prioritize grant program proposals that:

  • Promote Nigeria’s democratic governance, unity and stability by improving government transparency and accountability, the rule of law, civil society capacity and engagement;
  • Strengthen human capital to promote inclusive economic growth and development via entrepreneurial initiatives, STEM education, women’s empowerment, and cultural exchange;
  • Protect against security threats and foster peace and stability through measures to counter violent extremism, mitigate rural violence, and encourage peaceful dialogue and non-violent conflict resolution;
  • Improve and expand English language learning through curricular development and teacher training, in partnership with U.S. education institutions where possible.

Award Information

  • Estimated Total Program Funding: $400,000
  • Award Ceiling: $50,000
  • Award Floor: $5,000

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Individuals
  • Others
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Domestic Nigerian non-governmental organizations (NGO) and international NGOs having the required 501(c)(3) status.

How to ApplyApplicants must download the application form via given website.For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2K6xj0UOriginal Article

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