U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
U.S. Mission to France
Notice of Funding Opportunity
Funding Opportunity Title: Alumni Small Grants Competition – France 2023
Funding Opportunity Number: PDS-France-FY2023-02
Deadline for Applications: April 2, 2023, 23:59 CET
Assistance Listing Number: 19.040 – Public Diplomacy Programs
Total Amount Available: Up to $15,000, subject to availability of funding (up to 3 awards between $2,000.00 and $5,000.00)
The U.S. Mission to France announces the Alumni Small Grants Competition – France 2023, 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 2023 should submit proposals to GrantsFrance@state.gov mail address by April 2, 2023, 23:59 local (French) time. The Alumni Small Grants Competition – France 2023 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:
-Environment, Climate Change
-Diversity and Inclusion
-Women and girls’ empowerment
-Media literacy and countering disinformation
-Cooperation in sciences, technology, health and innovation
-Economic development, Entrepreneurship
-Shared security, Countering violent extremism
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.
Priority Region: France
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 PDS-France-FY2023-02 ASGC.
The U.S. Mission to France will be holding an online informative presentation for alumni to provide additional information and details about the 2022 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund, on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, at 11:30 am. Please click here to register.
Questions can be directed to GrantsFrance@state.gov.