CFDA Numbers


Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers are assigned to federal domestic assistance programs. Listed below are CFDA numbers assigned to the Bureau of Educational & Cultural Affairs Programs. The Catalog is published by the General Services Administration. A complete overview of the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance, the types of federal assistance available and an explanation of program descriptions is available online.

CFDA No. CFDA Program Title Includes these ECA programs/cooperative agreements/grants
Note: Programs listed are not necessarily exhaustive.
19.009 Academic Exchange Programs-Undergraduates Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD); Study of the U.S. Institutes for Student Leaders; the Community College Initiative Program (CCIP); and the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program, and the Capacity-Building for U.S. Undergraduate Study Abroad.
19.010 Academic Exchange Programs – Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program
19.011 Academic Exchange Programs – Special Academic Exchange Programs American Overseas Research Centers, Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program; National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange, United States-South Pacific Scholarship Program; Tibetan Scholarship Program, United States-Timor-Leste Scholarship Program, among others.
19.012 Professional and Cultural Exchange Programs – Special Professional and Cultural Programs Ngwang Choephel Fellows Program
19.015 Cultural, Technical and Educational Centers Center for Technical Interchange between East and West (East-West Center); Center for Middle Eastern-Western Dialogue
19.022 Educational and Cultural Exchange Programs Appropriation Overseas Grants Awards made by public diplomacy offices overseas from the Educational and Cultural Exchanges Appropriation.
19.400 Academic Exchange Programs – Graduate Students The Fulbright Student Program includes program components for U.S. students, foreign students, Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program, Fulbright English Teaching Assistant Program, Western Hemisphere Fulbright Faculty Development Program, Fulbright Graduate Fellows, and Fulbright Public Policy Fellows program, Fulbright-National Geographic Digital Storytelling Fellows program, among others.
19.401 Academic Exchange Programs – Scholars The Fulbright Scholar program includes program components for U.S. scholars, visiting foreign scholars, the Scholar-in-Residence Program, Global Scholar Award, Arctic Initiative, Regional Research and Cohort Programs, and Study of the US Institutes for Scholars.
19.402 Professional and Cultural Exchange Programs-International Visitor Leadership Program Awards to National Programming Agencies; International Airport Arrival and Departure Program, IVLP Collaborative Services; Global Ties U.S.
19.408 Academic Exchange Programs – Teachers Teacher Exchange programs include: the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program, International Leaders in Education Program, Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program, Teachers of Critical Languages Program, Teachers for Global Classrooms Program, and other targeted professional development programs for teachers and administrators.
19.415 Professional and Cultural Exchange Programs – Citizen Exchanges Citizen Exchange activities include the Professional Fellows Program, Global Sports Mentoring Program, International Sports Programming Initiative, Sports Visitor Program, Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange, Future Leaders Exchange Program, Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Program, Youth Leadership Programs, National Security Language Initiative for Youth, the International Writers Program, Community Solutions, TechWomen, TechGirls, American Film Showcase, American Music Abroad, OneBeat, DanceMotion USA, Center Stage, the National Youth Science Camp, the Emerging Young Leaders Award, and other Professional and Cultural Exchange programs.
19.421 Academic Exchange Programs – English Language Programs English Language Programs include the English Access Microscholarship Program, the English Language Fellow and Specialist Program, and the American English E-Teacher Program.
19.432 Academic Exchange Programs – Educational Advising and Student Services The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) oversees the EducationUSA network, which consists of more than 400 international student advising centers in 177 countries worldwide, and also funds the annual Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange which tracks the flow of students to and from the United States.
19.450 ECA Individual Grants Awards made to individuals from the Educational and Cultural Exchanges Appropriation.
19.451 Special International Exchange Grant Programs To provide special grants for international exchanges and other activities that support and address current and emerging issues of mutual interest to the United States and other countries, consistent with the program criteria established in the Department’s annual appropriation.
19.452 International Exchange Alumni Programs International Exchange Alumni Programs include: International Exchange Alumni Enrichment Seminars.

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