Current Funding Opportunities

The following Notices of Funding Opportunities (NOFOs) have been announced on 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

Notice of Funding Opportunities (Pending FY 2016 Funds)

FY 2016 The Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Program: Host Family and School Placement and Monitoring due November 4, 2015

The FLEX program will provide scholarships for Eurasian high school students to live in American society for an academic year to attend a U.S. high school. In turn, these students will expose U.S. citizens to the culture, traditions, and lifestyles of people in Eurasia. 


FY 2016 Community College Initiative Program due November 16, 2015

The CCI Program provides international participants from underserved and underrepresented communities with an intensive academic year-long program at accredited U.S. community colleges, focused on building technical and professional skills while deepening participants’ understanding of the United States.

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Grants Division
U.S. Department of State
2200 C Street, NW, Floor C2
Washington, DC 20522-0582
Tel: (202) 632-6000
Fax: (202) 632-6475