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
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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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FY 2019 Community College Initiative Program
Deadline: January 11, 2019

The CCI 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, its people and values.

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

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FY 2019 Study of the U.S. Institutes for Student Leaders
Deadline: January 11, 2019

Study of the U.S. Institutes for Student Leaders are intensive academic programs that provide groups of foreign undergraduate students with a deeper understanding of U.S. society, culture, and institutions. The principal objective of the program is to provide foreign student leaders an in-depth examination of a theme in U.S. studies, while also heightening their awareness of the history and evolution of U.S. society, culture, values, and institutions, broadly defined.

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

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FY 2019 Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars
Deadline: January 11, 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 understanding of U.S. society, culture, values, and institutions, broadly defined. The ultimate goal is to strengthen curricula and to improve the quality of teaching about the United States in academic institutions abroad.

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

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