The U.S. Embassy Cairo Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State announces that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. This is an Annual Program Statement (APS), outlining funding priorities, strategic themes of focus, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020, which runs from October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2020.
The U.S. Embassy Cairo Public Affairs Section Cairo invites proposals from civil society organizations, think tanks, cultural and arts organizations, government institutions, and academic institutions for programs that strengthen the cultural ties between the U.S. and Egypt through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must include an American cultural element, or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.
Here is the link of the Annual Program Statement, proposal requirements and forms The link of the Annual Program Statement
Total allocated budget is $500,000; approximately $125,000 anticipated to be available in each funding cycle, subject to confirmation of
availability of funds. Maximum for Each Award: $25,000
- Cycle A deadline: January 15, 2020
- Cycle B: February 29, 2020
- Cycle C: May 31, 2020
- Cycle D: July 31, 2020
Generally, the Embassy recommends that applicants submit proposals 3-6 months in advance of the intended project start date.