U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
U.S. EMBASSY, Paris
Notice of Funding Opportunity
Funding Opportunity Title: Alumni Small Grants Competition – France 2021
Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-France-FY2021-02
Deadline for Applications: March 28, 2021, 23:59 CET
Assistance Listing Number: 19.040 – Public Diplomacy Programs
Total Amount Available: Up to $10,000, subject to confirmation of availability of funds
The U.S. Mission to France announces the Alumni Small Grants Competition – France 2021, which supports U.S. government-funded exchange and training program alumni in implementing best practices and experiences gained during their program. Exchange alumni interested in participating in the Alumni Small Grants Competition – France 2021 should submit proposals to GrantsFrance@state.gov mail address by March 28, 2021, 23:59 local (French) time.
The Alumni Small Grants Competition – France 2021 provides alumni of U.S. government- sponsored and
facilitated exchange and training programs with funding to expand on skills gained during their exchange
experience to design and implement innovative solutions to global challenges facing their community.
The U.S. Mission to France will accept public service projects proposed and managed by alumni that
support U.S.-France leadership on global challenges:
-Entrepreneurship and economic development
-Diversity and Inclusion
-Women and girls’ empowerment
-Promotion of American studies and American English
-Cooperation in sciences, technology, health and innovation
-Countering violent extremism
-Media literacy and countering disinformation
This competition also aims to maintain contacts with alumni and to encourage networking among alumni.
Given the current health situation, projects that can be adapted to online or hybrid (virtual/in-person mix)
formats will be given priority. Projects must have a Franco-American component. Grants should be used
to carry out specific, concrete projects with measurable and realistic results. Project proposals should
describe specific objectives, outcomes, and intended audiences, and should include a starting and ending
date of the project that do not exceed twelve months. Applicants are encouraged to develop partnerships
with relevant stakeholders, including the public and/or private sector as well as local organizations, where
All application materials must be submitted in English to GrantsFrance@state.gov. Applications materials
submitted via other means will not be accepted.
Please submit your proposal using the application forms found on the right sidebar of this page.
For more information, eligibility, and deadlines please read the Notice of Funding Opportunity ASGC PASFrance-FY2021-02
Questions can be directed to GrantsFrance@state.gov.
Please note: We do not provide any pre-consultation for application related questions that are addressed
in the Notice of Funding Opportunity.
Listen to the online presentation of the Alumni Small Grants Competition and the Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund,
For the Powerpoint presentation, please click here
Other links presentations:
1- International Visitor Leadership Program Alumna Video
2- Fulbright Alumna Video
3- Youth Ambassadors for Community Service Alumni Video