Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy Colombo
Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-COL-010
CFDA Number: Public Diplomacy Programs for Sri Lanka - 19.040
Funding Instrument Type: Grant or Cooperative Agreement
Floor of Individual Award Amounts: $5,000 USD
Ceiling of Individual Award Amounts: $25,000 USD
Email: [email protected]
Grants are intended for local representatives of civil society including non-governmental organizations, cultural institutions, universities, schools, and individuals. To receive funding, grants must support one of the following goals:
1. Promote reconciliation, through programs which promote social integration among all segments of society; encourage participatory processes between citizens and government; strengthen partnerships to give communities a greater voice in government and society.
2. Improve respect for human rights, through programs which strengthen democratic values; enhance awareness and protection of religious freedom and human rights principles; and encourage gender equality.
3. Improve respect for and application of freedom of expression, through programs that promote a free and open media; strengthen understanding of social media; empower journalists through training (including ethics, investigative techniques, and English language).