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

FY 2019 The Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Program: Host Family and School Placement and Monitoring
Deadline: November 5, 2018

The FLEX program addresses U.S. foreign policy goals by enhancing relations between the United States and the countries of Europe and Eurasia, which promotes international understanding of American values. Eurasia includes Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia. The FLEX program provides scholarships for European and Eurasian high school students to live in American society for an academic year to attend a U.S. high school. In turn, these students expose U.S. citizens to the culture, traditions, and lifestyles of people in Eurasia.

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


FY 2019 Special Professional Fellows Program for Latin America and the Caribbean
Deadline: December 19, 2018

The FY 2019 Special Professional Fellows Program for Latin America and the Caribbean supports the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI). This two-way global exchange program is designed to promote mutual understanding, enhance business development and leadership skills, and build a lasting and sustainable network of young business and social entrepreneurs across Latin America, the Caribbean, and the United States.

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

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