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 announcements below.

Updates and Announcements

Notice of Funding Opportunities (Pending FY 2021 Funds)

FY2021 English Language Fellow and Specialist Program
Deadline: January 8, 2021

The English Language (EL) Fellow and Specialist Programs build bridges of mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries by placing U.S. English language educators in educational institutions abroad.  The EL Fellow and Specialist Programs send talented, highly qualified U.S. citizens in the area of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) or a closely related field for approximately ten-month Fellow exchanges or short-term (two weeks or more) Specialist assignments at educational institutions  in all regions of the world.

Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFO) (PDF)
Instructions and Mandatory Application Forms


FY 2021 TechWomen Program
Deadline: January 21, 2021

Since 2011, TechWomen has supported women engaged in the STEM fields from Sub-Saharan Africa, South and Central Asia, and the Middle East and North Africa by providing a highly-tailored mentorship experience in the United States with American women representing leading science and technology companies and institutions.

Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFO) (PDF)
Instructions and Mandatory Application Forms

Grants Division
U.S. Department of State 
2200 C Street, NW, 4th Floor 
Washington, DC 20522-0582 
Tel: (202) 632-6000 
Fax: (202) 632-6475