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 Ngwang Choephel Fellows Program Due April 24, 2015

The Ngwang Choephel Fellows Program promotes activities that preserve cultural traditions, enhance sustainable development, expand economic opportunities, and support environmental conservation within Tibetan communities in China.

 
 
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FY 2015 TechWomen Program Due May 4, 2015

The TechWomen Program focuses on advancing the status of professional women in the fields of science and technology through project-based mentorships, networking opportunities, and enhancement activities. It also supports activities in the participants’ home countries that encourage the interest of girls and university-age women in science and technology-based careers, and that engage young women using technology in their professions.
 

 

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FY 2015 SportsUnited: International Sports Programming Initiative (ISPI) Due May 8, 2015

The SportsUnited: International Sports Programming Initiative uses sports to help underserved youth around the world develop important leadership skills, achieve academic success, promote tolerance and respect for diversity. The focus of all programs must be on both male and female youth and/or their coaches/sports administrators.

 

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FY 2015 E-Teacher Scholarship Program Due May 8, 2015

The FY 2015 E-Teacher Scholarship Program will support scholarships for appropriate online learning courses in the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages which will be offered to teachers nominated by U.S. embassies overseas.

 
 
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FY 2015 English Access Microscholarship Program Due May 15, 2015

The FY 2015 English Access Microscholarship Program (Access) provides a foundation of English language skills to bright, economically disadvantaged 13- to 20-year-olds worldwide through after school classes and intensive sessions in their countries. Access programs expose students to U.S. culture and democratic values, improve the students' potential to participate successfully in the socio-economic development of their countries, and increase their chances of competing for and participating in future U.S. exchange and study programs.

Full Grant Announcement [PDF]

Program Objectives, Goals, & Implementation [PDF]

Instructions and Mandatory Application Forms

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FY 2015 Global Sports Mentoring Program Due May 18, 2015

The FY 2015 Global Sports Mentoring Program supports United States foreign policy goals, promotes social inclusion and elevates the status of marginalized populations, by encouraging professional relationships between sports leaders and administrators in the United States and those overseas. 

Full Grant Announcement [PDF]

Program Objectives, Goals, & Implementation [PDF]

Instructions and Mandatory Application Forms

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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 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 FY2015 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

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

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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