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 announcements below.

Updates and Announcements

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.

Notice of Funding Opportunities (Pending FY 2017 Funds)
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FY 2017 Creative Arts Exchange

The FY17 Creative Arts Exchange (CAE) initiatives are arts-based, international people-to-people exchange programs. They create partnerships through artistic collaboration and professional development that enrich both the international participants and the Americans with whom they meet. In FY 2017, CAE will focus on the following themes: Dance (DanceMotion, USA), Film (American Film Showcase), Music (American Music Abroad), and Music (OneBeat).

Grant Announcement (PDF)
DanceMotion Program (PDF)
American Film Showcase Program (PDF)
American Music Abroad Program (PDF)
OneBeat Program (PDF)

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FY 2017 International Sports Programming Initiative Due March 17, 2017

The FY 2017 International Sports Programming uses sports to help underserved youth around the world develop important leadership skills, achieve academic success, promote tolerance and respect for diversity as well as become stewards of the environment. Sports Diplomacy programs can be an important tool for advancing foreign policy goals and connecting with audiences with whom traditional diplomacy proves challenging, including at-risk youth, women, minorities, people with disabilities, and non-English speakers.
 
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FY 2017 Tunisia Undergraduate Scholarship Program Due April 3, 2017

As part of the Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program (TJSP), the FY 2017 Tunisia Undergraduate Scholarship Program (Tunisia UGRAD) will offer full scholarships for an academic year of study in the United States for outstanding students from underrepresented sectors of Tunisia. The program will provide approximately 65 students from across Tunisia with a deeper understanding of the United States and new academic and professional skills and expertise to help them contribute to the economic growth and development of their country. The Tunisia Undergraduate Scholarship Program is one of two components of the broader Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program (TJSP). The second component of TJSP is the Tunisia Community College Scholarship Program (TCCSP), which is also being openly competed in FY 2017. 
 

 

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FY 2017 Tunisia Community College Scholarship Program Due April 3, 2017

The FY 2017 Tunisia Community College Scholarship (TCCSP) 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. TCCSP is one of two components of the broader Thomas Jefferson Scholarship Program (TJSP). The second component of TJSP is the Tunisia Undergraduate Scholarship Program (Tunisia UGRAD), which is also being openly competed in FY 2017. 
 

 

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FY 2017 Thematic International Exchange Seminars (TIES) due April 24, 2017

The FY 2017 Thematic International Exchange Seminars (TIES) will focus on thematic topics that support U.S. foreign policy priorities and foster a sense of shared identity, networking, and dialogue among participating alumni. The seminars can take place in any of the U.S. Department of State’s six designated geographical regions: Africa, Europe and Eurasia, East Asia and Pacific, Near East and North Africa, South and Central Asia, and Western Hemisphere.

Grant Announcement (PDF)
Instructions and Mandatory Application Forms

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