Updated Dec 17, 2020CLOSED

U.S. Consulate Cape Town Public Affairs Section Request for Statements of Interest: Annual Program Statement

Offered by U.S. Department of State

PAS Cape Town is soliciting proposals for small grants from South African non- profit institutions, non-governmental organizations, or non-profit private or public academic in- stitutions. These proposals must focus on one or more of the priority areas specified below and be located in our Consular District of the Eastern, Northern, or Western Cape provinces.

The purpose of this small grants program is to strengthen ties and build relationships between the U.S. and South Africa through activities that highlight shared values, goals and cooperation. All proposed projects must have a strong, central, American element, or connection with

American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s (separate and beyond any involvement with the U.S. Consulate or its American Corners), and have as a primary goal the promotion of in- creased understanding of U.S. values, perspectives, and policies and relationship building between Americans and South Africans.
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CLOSEDMay 30, 2021Deadline
Up to $25,000Amount
12-18 months Duration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
CountrySouth Africa
Focus AreasDemocracy, Human Rights, and Governance
PAS Cape Town encourages applications from South African registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience; non-profit or governmental educational institutions; governmental institutions.

Other Requirements

Target BeneficiariesIntended participants and target audiences are youth (above age 14) and adults, located in either the Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, or Western Cape. PAS Cape Town is particularly interested in projects that are based in smaller regional cities within these provinces. For proposals focusing on other provinces, please look for other Public Diplomacy Small Grants funding opportunity announcements on the Embassy website: https://za.usembassy.gov.
Reporting RequirementsRecipients will be required to submit regular narrative program re- ports and financial reports. The award document will specify how often and in what format these reports must be submitted.REQUIRED

Application Directions

Applications should be submitted by email to capetowngrants@state.gov. The Subject Line of your email must be: “SOI 202101”.


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