Current Funding Opportunities

The following Notices of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) have been announced on Grants.gov and will remain on this site until the closing dates. This site is updated whenever a NOFO opens or closes. Please read each NOFO for the closing date and other information for proposal preparation. If you have questions, staff contact information may be found in the text of each NOFO. Please review the proposal submission announcement below.

Important: In addition to reading each of ECA’s Requests for Grant Proposals and accompanying documentation, please read these notices issued by GSA, HHS, and Grants.gov.

FY 2015 Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs)
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FY 2015 On-Demand Youth Leadership Program Due May 29, 2015

The FY 2015 On-Demand Youth Leadership Program exchanges in the United States focused on the primary themes of civic education, leadership development, respect for diversity, and community engagement, and to support the implementation of service projects in their home communities.

 
 
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FY 2015 Youth Award for Change and Tolerance (Y-ACT) Due May 29, 2015

The FY 2015 Youth Award for Change and Tolerance (Y-ACT) honors and supports international youth that have done exceptional work to create positive and impactful social change in challenging environments. The program provides for three-week exchanges in the United States focused on the primary themes of peacebuilding and conflict prevention, including pluralism, social change and tolerance, democracy and governance, and advanced leadership development. 

 
 
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FY 2015 EducationUSA Leadership Institutes Due May 29, 2015

The FY 2015 EducationUSA Leadership Institutes supports building greater knowledge on key issues within U.S. higher education among select foreign university and government representatives to promote U.S. higher education abroad.

Full Grant Announcement [PDF]

Instructions and Mandatory Application Forms

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FY 2015 Russian Business Leaders Program Due May 29, 2015

The FY 2015 Russian Business Leaders Program is a two-way exchange to foster entrepreneurship, encourage business innovation, and provide concrete business leadership and professional skills for a new generation of Russian business professionals.

 
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FY 2015 EducationUSA Academy Due May 29, 2015

The FY 2015 EducationUSA Academy promotes U.S. higher education abroad by creating a network of summer programs at participating U.S. colleges and universities, each aimed at providing a combination of intensive English language training and college-preparatory content.

Full Grant Announcement [PDF]

Program Objectives, Goals, & Implementation [PDF]

Instructions and Mandatory Application Forms

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FY 2015 Professional Fellows On-Demand Program Due June 1, 2015

The Professional Fellows On-Demand Program will build upon the foundation of the current Professional Fellows Program and Professional Fellows On-Demand Program exchanges. This exchange program supports U.S. foreign policy goals by enabling the Department of State to respond in a timely manner to emerging foreign policy priorities.
 
 

Instructions and Mandatory Application Forms

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FY 2015 U.S. Building Study Abroad Capacity at U.S. Higher Education Institutions MOOC Due June 2, 2015

The FY2015 U.S. Building Study Abroad Capacity at U.S. Higher Education Institutions MOOC supports advancing U.S. student mobility, through the development of a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on “Building Study Abroad Capacity at U.S. Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)”.

Full Grant Announcement [PDF]

Instructions and Mandatory Application Forms

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FY 2015 International Exchange Alumni Enrichment Seminars Due June 2, 2015

The FY 2015 International Exchange Alumni Enrichment Seminars program supports enrichment seminars for U.S. government-sponsored bilateral exchange program alumni, focused on thematic topics that support U.S. foreign policy priorities and that foster a sense of shared identity, networking, and dialogue among participating alumni. 

Full Grant Announcement [PDF]

Instructions and Mandatory Application Forms

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FY 2015 Capacity-Building Program for U.S. Undergraduate Study Abroad Due June 4, 2015

The FY 2015 Capacity-Building Program for U.S. Undergraduate Study Abroad provides administrative support services, monitoring, evaluation, and programmatic advising and support to sub-recipients for the execution of ECA’s FY 2015 Capacity-Building Program for U.S. Undergraduate Study Abroad.

Full Grant Announcement [PDF]

Instructions and Mandatory Application Forms

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FY 2015 Youth Leadership Programs with Algeria, Belarus, Iraq, the Philippines, and Russia Due June 5, 2015

The FY 2015 Youth Leadership Programs with Algeria, Belarus, Iraq, the Philippines, and Russia provide youth with four-week exchanges in the United States focused on the primary themes of civic education, leadership development, respect for diversity, and community engagement and to support the implementation of service projects in their home communities.

Full Grant Announcement [PDF]

Program Objectives, Goals, & Implementation [PDF]

Instructions and Mandatory Application Forms

Notice of Funding Opportunities (Pending FY 2016 Funds)
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FY 2016 International Airport Arrival and Departure Program Due June 22, 2015

NOTE: The Grants.gov servers will be offline June 20 through 6:00 a.m. of June 22. More information is available on the grants.gov Server Maintenance Outages Calendar.

The FY 2016 International Airport Arrival and Departure Program supports international airport arrivals and departures for participants on the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).

 
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FY 2016 International Visitor Leadership Program Assistance Award Due June 22, 2016

NOTE: The Grants.gov servers will be offline June 20 through 6:00 a.m. of June 22. More information is available on the grants.gov Server Maintenance Outages Calendar.

The FY 2016 International Visitor Leadership Program Assistance Award supports U.S. foreign policy objectives through carefully designed professional programs. Participants are current or potential foreign leaders in government, politics, media, education, science, non-government organizations (NGOs), the arts, and other key fields. 

 
 
 
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FY 2016 EducationUSA Advising Services Due June, 26, 2015

EducationUSA centers work with prospective students in 170 countries to promote U.S. higher education abroad. Advisers at 402 EducationUSA centers provide accurate, comprehensive, and current information about the diversity of U.S. higher education opportunities, guiding students to find their best academic fit. In addition, EducationUSA centers assist U.S. institutions of higher education in their overseas enrollment outreach and development of recruitment strategies and provide information on the complex U.S. higher education system to foreign governments and institutions.

Full Grant Announcement [PDF]

Instructions and Mandatory Application Forms

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FY 2016 Critical Language Scholarship Program Due June 26, 2015

The FY 2016 Critical Language Scholarship Program provides foreign language instruction overseas for mixed cohorts of U.S. undergraduate and graduate students.

 
 
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FY 2016 MediaMakers Studio Due July 15, 2015

The FY 2016 MediaMakers Studio expands on the American Film Showcase program model and other well established and successful ECA film programs. It supports innovative professional development programs with leading U.S. entertainment and media mentors that will enhance the creative impact of filmmaking professionals from participating countries. This program, like other ECA film program models, seeks to elevate influential voices that are building resilient civil societies by using film, television and new media to address critical local issues including, but not limited to, human rights, pluralism, women’s empowerment, and tolerance. 

 

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