U.S Embassy & Consulate in Nigeria Public Diplomacy (PD) Small Grants Program 2020 | Up to $50,000: The U.S Embassy & Consulate in Nigeria Calls for Applications from Individuals or Organizations Located in Nigeria for its 2020 Public Diplomacy (PD) Small Grants Program. Deadline: 15th July, 2020. See Eligibility, Grants Objectives, Selection Criteria,
Application Guidelines and Procedures.
The U.S. Mission Nigeria’s Public Affairs Sections is pleased to
announce the opening of applications for the Public Diplomacy (PD) Small
Grants Program 2020. The 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 people.
PAS will prioritize grant program proposals that:
Nigeria’s democratic governance, unity and stability by improving
government transparency and accountability, the rule of law, a free and
professional media, as well as civil society capacity and engagement;
human capital to promote inclusive economic growth and development via
entrepreneurship, STEM education, women’s empowerment, youth engagement,
and cultural exchange;
- Protect against security threats and
foster peace and stability through measures to counter violent
extremism, reduce human trafficking and illegal immigration, mitigate
rural violence, and encourage peaceful dialogue and non-violent conflict
- Improve and expand English language learning
through curriculum development and teacher training, in partnership with
U.S. education institutions where possible.
PAS encourages applications from individuals or organizations located in Nigeria, the United States, or abroad including:
and civil society/non-governmental organizations with at least two
years of programming experience and with evidence of required
- Individuals with two years of not-for-profit, project management, or education experience; and,
- Registered educational institutions.
Funding Instrument Type: Grant or Cooperative Agreement: The
majority of successful proposals will be supported via a grant
instrument. In some instances, a Cooperative Agreement may be used in
cases requiring a higher level of involvement from PAS staff in managing
the award. The PAS Abuja or PAS Lagos grants management team will
provide further information regarding Cooperative Agreements as needed.
- Floor of Individual and/or Organizational Award Amounts: $5,000
- Ceiling of Individual and/or Organizational Award Amounts: $50,000
How to Apply.
and all supporting documents are accepted in English only. While budget
figures may be calculated in naira before converting to U.S. dollars,
final budget figures must be stated in U.S. dollars as this is the
currency in which awards are made irrespective of the exchange rate in
effect at the time of award.
Proposals should be submitted online to the U.S. Mission Nigeria at the following email addresses: PASAbujaGrants@state.gov or LagosPASGrants@state.gov.
PAS, U.S. Embassy Abuja
(for the states of Adamawa, Bauchi, Benue, Borno, Gombe, Jigawa,
Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Kogi, Kwara, Nassarawa, Niger, Plateau,
Sokoto, Taraba, Yobe, Zamfara, and the FCT).
PAS, Consulate General Lagos
(for the states of Abia, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bayelsa, Cross River,
Delta, Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti, Enugu, Imo, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo, and