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 Availability of FY 2018 Funds)
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FY 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders
Deadline: February 22, 2018

The FY18 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders began in 2014, and has enjoyed great success in its first four years, building and sustaining a committed network of approximately 3,000 young African leaders across critical sectors to cement stronger ties between Africa and the United States, and to prepare the African participants (Fellows) for leadership in Africa. The Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), which aims to strengthen democratic institutions and good governance, spur economic growth and prosperity, and foster peace and security in Africa.

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

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FY 2018 American English E-Teacher Program
Deadline: March 12, 2018

The FY 2018 American English (AE) E-Teacher Program offers foreign English teaching professionals the opportunity for professional development through high-quality virtual exchange components including online university-level Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) methodology courses, online English language learning courses, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), webinars, digital libraries, communities of practice and other types of engaging and innovative virtual learning.

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

 

 

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FY 2018 On-Demand Youth Leadership Program
Deadline: March 12, 2018

The On-Demand Youth Leadership Program provides exchanges in the United States for international high school students ages 15-18 and their U.S. peers, and adult educators or community leaders from countries and regions identified as U.S. Department of State priorities. This exchange program supports U.S. foreign policy goals by empowering the U.S. State Department to quickly respond to evolving foreign policy priorities.

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

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FY 2018 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Academic Fellowship
Deadline: March 12, 2018

The FY 2018 YSEALI Academic Fellowship will provide up to approximately 250 undergraduate and recent graduates from throughout Southeast Asia with a foundation in one of three themes: Civic Engagement, Environmental Issues and Natural Resource Management, and Social Entrepreneurship and Economic Development. 

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

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FY 2018 English Access Microscholarship Program
Deadline: March 12, 2018

The FY 2018 English Access Microscholarship Program (Access) provides a foundation of English language skills to bright, economically disadvantaged students in their home countries and supports programming for alumni, teachers, directors, administrators and ministry officials that can be conducted in-country, in a region, or in the United States.

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

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FY 2018 Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Program Organizational Components
Deadline: March 26, 2018

The FLEX program provides scholarships for high school students from Europe and Asia to live and study in the United States for an academic year. In turn, these students expose U.S. citizens to the culture, traditions, and lifestyles of people of their home countries.

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

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