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 2020 Funds)
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FY 2020 Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars
Deadline: October 28, 2019

Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars are intensive academic programs whose purpose is to provide foreign university faculty and other professionals the opportunity to deepen their positive understanding of U.S. society, culture, values, and institutions, broadly defined. The Institutes, one on Religious Freedom and Pluralism and one on U.S. Economics and Business, will also enable participants to strengthen curricula and to improve the quality of teaching about the United States in academic institutions abroad.

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

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FY 2020 Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program (SEAYLP)
Deadline: December 2, 2019

The Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program, launched in 2009, empowers youth and strengthens people-to-people ties, cultivating a more cohesive community identity in both the United States and Southeast Asia. Exchange activities will focus on civic education, leadership, diversity, and community engagement and address ways youth can unite around common goals and lead inclusive change in their communities.

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

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FY2020 National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y)
Deadline: December 18, 2019

NSLI-Y increases the number of American youth (ages 15 to 18) who learn critical foreign languages in support of strengthening national security, promoting U.S. competitiveness, building mutual understanding, and preparing youth for the global economy.

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

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