The Public Diplomacy Section (PDS) of the U.S. Embassy in Madagascar and Comoros, part of the U.S. Department of State, is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. This Annual Program Statement outlines our funding priorities, our strategic themes, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding. Please carefully follow all instructions below.
Purpose of Small Grants: The Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program supports projects proposed by U.S., Malagasy, and/or Comorian educational, cultural, and other non-profit organizations or individuals that promote U.S. values, strengthen understanding between U.S. and Malagasy and/or Comorian people and institutions, and/or support U.S. Embassy goals of promoting transparency and good governance, economic prosperity, and sustainable development of natural resources. All programs must include a U.S. cultural element, or connection with U.S. expert(s), organization(s), or institution(s) that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.