Grants and Funding Opportunities

The U.S. Embassy Lima 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.

Purpose of Small Grants: PAS Lima invites proposals for projects that strengthen cultural ties between the United States and Peru through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must include a U.S. cultural element, or connection with U.S. expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.

The PAS Small Grants Program projects may include, but is not limited to:

  • Academic and professional lectures, seminars and speaker programs;
  • Artistic and cultural workshops, joint performances and exhibitions;
  • Cultural heritage conservation and preservation projects;
  • Professional or academic exchanges and projects (including virtual exchanges with U.S. experts or communities);
  • Professional development workshops and training.

Category of Funding Activity:

  1. Expanding Economic Opportunity, Social Inclusion, and Democracy
  2. Sustainably Managing Natural Resources
  3. Improving Citizen Security
  4. Combatting Transnational Organized Crime
  5. Building People-to-People Ties Through Public Diplomacy Programs: Proposals that support people-to people ties between the citizens of the United States and those of Peru, especially in regional hubs or outside major urban areas; provide opportunities for emerging leaders; promote innovative collaboration in STEM (science, engineering, technology, and math); and/or contribute to Peru’s goals of achieving bilingualism (English-Spanish) by 2021.

Important Notes
All application materials may be submitted electronically through Grants.gov or through the email box LimaPDGrants@state.gov. Applications materials submitted via other means will not be accepted.

Following are the Grants and Funding Opportunities available:

PAS Lima Annual Program Statement FY2018

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
U.S. EMBASSY LIMA, PUBLIC AFFAIRS SECTION
Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy LIMA PAS Annual Program Statement
Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-LIMA-FY18-01
Posted Date: October 13, 2017
Revised Date: October 19, 2017
Original Closing Date for Application: September 30, 2018

Please refer to detailed review schedules in section IV.

Award Floor and Ceiling: $3,000 – $100,000
* NOTE: Cost-share is not required, however, if provided, please detail whether the cost-share is through in-cash or in-kind contribution and approximate dollar amount. Cost-share will not be included in the criteria for evaluation.

CFDA Number: 19.040 – Public Diplomacy Programs
References:     Standard Department Terms & Conditions [English PDF]

Authorizing legislation, type and year of funding:
Funding authority rests in either the Smith-Mundt Act or the Fulbright-Hays Act.  The source of funding is FY2018 Public Diplomacy Funding.

For full statement click here (PDF 306KB)

Please submit your proposal in the application form here. (PDF 248KB)

*NOTE: The governing language for grants and cooperative agreements for the U.S. Department of State is English. You may include translation expenses as a budget line item, if needed.

Department of State – U.S. Embassy, Lima
Notice of Funding Opportunity

Program Office:                                     Public Affairs Sections (PAS), U.S. Embassy, Lima, Peru
Funding Opportunity Title:                   2018 Alumni Small Grants Program
Announcement Type:                           Grant and/or Cooperative Agreement
Funding Opportunity Number:            PAS-LIMA-FY18-NOFO-002
Deadline for Applications:                   May 15, 2018
CFDA Number:                                       19.040 – Public Diplomacy Programs

CONTACT INFORMATION
All application materials may be submitted electronically through the email box LimaPDGrants@state.gov. Applications materials submitted via other means will not be accepted.

SUMMARY

The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy Lima is pleased to announce a limited competition for assistance awards through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).  PAS Lima invites Peruvian alumni of U.S. Government-funded exchanges and training programs to submit proposals for the 2018 Alumni Small Grants Program. The program offers Peruvian exchange program alumni an opportunity to make a difference in their communities by implementing projects of up to one year focused on strategic policy themes that reinforce the relationship between the people of the United States and the people of Peru. Specific thematic priorities and program requirements are described in detail below.

GOAL: This program will help alumni build on the experiences, knowledge, and skills acquired during their U.S. exchange or U.S Embassy-initiated training programs by implementing projects that apply their engagement to the benefit of local or regional communities.

OBJECTIVES: Projects proposed should address one or more of the themes below:

  1. Expanding Economic Opportunity, Social Inclusion, and Democracy
  2. Sustainably Managing Natural Resources
  3. Improving Citizen Security
  4. Combatting Transnational Organized Crime
  5. Developing Alumni Capacity: Programs that promote alumni leadership, networking, outreach, English, professional development, digital tools, NGO management, social entrepreneurship, and volunteerism. (Note: This field is not designed for individual professional development, but rather to strengthen the alumni network on a larger scale.)

To advance these objectives, projects should include innovative ideas and be impactful, relevant, feasible, and sustainable.

For full notice click here (PDF 270KB)

Please submit your proposal in the application form here. (PDF 270KB)

Department of State – U.S. Embassy, Lima
Notice of Funding Opportunity

Program Office:                                     Public Affairs Sections (PAS), U.S. Embassy, Lima, Peru
Funding Opportunity Title:                   Transparency and Anti-Corruption Programming for Youth
Announcement Type:                           Grant or Cooperative Agreement
Funding Opportunity Number:             PAS-LIMA-FY18-NOFO 001
Deadline for Applications:                    April 19, 2018
CFDA Number:                                       19.040 – Public Diplomacy Programs

CONTACT INFORMATION
A) For questions relating to Grants.gov, please call the Grants.gov Contact Center at 1-800-518-4726.
B) For assistance with the requirements of this solicitation, please contact the Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy, Lima, Peru, at: LimaPDGrants@state.gov.

Important Notes
All application materials may be submitted electronically through Grants.gov or through the email box LimaPDGrants@state.gov. Applications materials submitted via other means will not be accepted.

Registration at several different sites is required to be able to submit an application via www.grants.gov.

Please begin the registration process immediately to ensure that the process is completed well in advance of the deadline for applications. The entire registration process can require up to four weeks for the registration to be validated and confirmed..,

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy Lima is pleased to announce an open competition for assistance awards through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).  PAS Lima invites all eligible organizations and individuals to submit a proposal for a program on Transparency and Anti-Corruption for youth. This program builds on themes to be addressed at the Summit of the Americas to be held in Lima April 13-14.

For full notice click here (PDF 1MB)