Small Grants Program

The U.S. Embassy Georgetown Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small 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.

 Purpose of Small Grants: PAS Georgetown invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and Guyana through programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must include an American 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.

Priority Program Areas:
—Strengthen Democracy and Civil Society, by funding proposals which: encourage transparency and accountability in governance, foster civic engagement and reforms, media professionalism and promote democracy, rule of law, civic education, climate resilience, social diversity/inclusion and entrepreneurship.

Other Program Areas:
—Reinforce U.S. – Guyanese Shared Values, by funding proposals which: promote U.S. culture, including music, dance, arts, film, sports, and education, and support human rights, social inclusion, entrepreneurship, youth outreach, and women’s empowerment.
—Advance Regional Security, by funding proposals which: promote crime prevention, anti-trafficking, and victim’s rights.

Applications accepted throughout the year, and decisions are made on a quarterly basis.  To apply, see the instructions outlined in the Notice of Funding Opportunity. (PDF172KB)

 

The U.S. Embassy Georgetown Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. This is an Alumni Fund 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.

Purpose of Alumni Fund: PAS Georgetown invites proposals from alumni of U.S. government exchange programs for programs that build sustainability in community organizations, help develop people skills, and help put academics and training into practice. All programs must be initiated by at least one alumna or alumnus from one of the U.S. government exchange programs, including Fulbright, Humphrey, YLAI, YAP, AWE, and IVLP.

Priority Program Areas:
—Building sustainability in organizations, by funding proposals which: encourage a strong civil society by building on the management and leadership in friendly societies and limited liability company.
—Strengthen people skills to encourage a cultural consciousness that builds on initial training.
—Project management training.
—Training in softer people skills, civic education, and empowerment

Applications deadline is June 15, 2022.  To apply, see the instructions outlined in the Notice of Funding Opportunity – Alumni Fund. (PDF221KB)