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

Notice of Funding Opportunities (Pending FY 2022 Funds)
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FY 2022 Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Enhancement Program
Deadline: October 22, 2021

The Office of Citizen Exchanges of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) announces an open competition for the administration of the FY 2022 Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) Enhancement Program.  U.S. public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3) may submit proposals to conduct civic education workshops for all 360 participants or 285 high school participants or 75 young professional participants of the academic year 2023-2024 CBYX program.

Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFO) (PDF)
Project Objectives, Goals, and Implementation (POGI) (PDF)
Instructions and Mandatory Application Forms

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FY 2022 Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative
Deadline: November 22, 2021

The Gandhi-King Scholarly Exchange Initiative (Exchange) aims to inspire young leaders from the United States and India to work together to advance civil rights, social justice, and inclusion locally, nationally, and globally by exploring the history and legacies of Mahatma Gandhi and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Exchange will seek to develop participants’ leadership skills and equip them with the tools and networks to support these endeavors.

Notice of Funding Opportunities (NOFO) (PDF)
Project Objectives, Goals, and Implementation (POGI) (PDF)
Instructions and Mandatory Application Forms

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FY 2022 Community College Initiative
Deadline:November 22, 2021

The CCI Program aims to bring young emerging leaders for an intensive program at accredited U.S. community colleges, focused on building technical and professional skills while deepening participants’ understanding of the United States, its people, and its values. The CCI Program enhances leadership among youth from developing countries who return home as part of a global network of more than 3,300 CCI alumni from 25 countries to become small business leaders, social entrepreneurs, and trades specialists who make a difference in their communities and countries.

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

Grants Division
ECA/EX/G 
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