The U. S. Embassy Canberra Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U. S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program.
This is an Annual Program Statement outlining our funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on,
and the procedures for submitting requests for funding.
PAS Canberra invites proposals for projects that strengthen and encourage support for the U. S. – Australian alliance.
All programs must include an American element, or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of, or experience with, the U. S. – Australian alliance.Priority Program Areas:• Advancing U. S. – Australian cooperation on addressing 21st century challenges; including 1) current global security challenges, 2) free, fair, and reciprocal trade policies, and 3) natural resource management;• Increasing understanding of the depth and breadth of the U.S.-Australia economic partnership;• Increasing understanding of the benefits of the U.S.-Australia security alliance;• Providing younger Australians the opportunity to experience less well-known aspects of the United States through U. S. culture and arts programming.Intended participants and audiences should consist mainly of Australians under the age of 30 who are less familiar with the U. S. – Australia alliance or have limited connections with the United States.