Grant Size :  

$10,000 to $100,000

Closing Date :


U.S. Embassy Rangoon Public Affairs Small Grants Competition - Myanmar


The U.S. Embassy Rangoon of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations or individuals to submit a statement of interest (SOI) to carry out a program (or programs) to strengthen the cultural ties between the U.S. and Myanmar through cultural 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. 

Priority Program Areas
  • Priority will be given to proposals that address one or more of the following program areas:

    • U.S.–Myanmar Bilateral Relationship - Programs that seek to promote a greater understanding of U.S. policies, culture, and society to Myanmar audiences; activities that promote shared values and interests between the American and Myanmar people; and projects that build people-to-people ties.

    • Supporting Inclusive & Diverse Society - Programs that seeks to build inclusive society, promote a deepened understanding of diversity and inclusion, and encourage tolerance and peace through socio-economic development, dialogue, skills development, and economic empowerment.

    • Education & Culture - Programs that promote understating of U.S education and culture or that help prepare for study in the United States; the building of linkages between American and Myanmar private academic & cultural institutions; and training opportunities for Myanmar students or faculty and artists.

    • Media Literacy, Independent Media & Press Freedom - Projects that promotes digital & media literacy, support independent & citizen journalism, and counter disinformation.

Funding Information
  • Length of performance period: 1 to 12 months.

  • Number of awards anticipated: Multiple awards (dependent on amounts)

  • Award amounts: Awards may range from a minimum of $5,000 to a maximum of $99,999; most awards are expected to be approximately $25,000.

  • Anticipated program start date:  Depends on the time the proposal is selected and awarded, the latest date is December 31, 2024.

Eligibility :
  • The following organizations are eligible to apply.  The Public Affairs Section encourages applications from both U.S and foreign organizations of the following types:

    • Not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations

    • Educational institutions

    • Individuals

Posted Date: Oct 09, 2023

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