Updated Mar 12, 2020CLOSED

U.S. Consulate General Rio de Janeiro Public Affairs Section Annual Program Statement FY 2020

Offered by U.S. Department of State

The U.S. Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro invites proposals that strengthen ties between the United States and Brazil through cultural, exchange, and education programs that highlight shared values and promote bilateral cooperation.

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CLOSEDMay 29, 2020Deadline
$5,000 - $20,000Amount
12 months Duration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
Focus AreasDemocracy, Human Rights, and Governance
Economic Growth and Trade
Communication with Communities (Humanitarian Assistance)
Entrepreneurship (Economic Growth and Trade)

The U.S. Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro encourages applicationsfrom committed and organized civil-society organizations, local representatives of civil society,think tanks, non-governmental organizations, academic institutions, and individuals. For-profit,commercial firms, employees of the U.S. Consulate General, and family members of employeesare not eligible to apply.

Other Requirements

Planned Usage of Funds
  • English language programs;

  • Youth community service projects that promote democratic processes, civil engagement, media literacy, or encourage volunteerism;

  • Programs that teach entrepreneurship and promote social and economic inclusion for underserved communities;

  • Programs that strengthen the bilateral educational and research relationship between the United States and Brazil; and

  • Projects that strengthen capacity of local organizations

Reporting Requirements

All awards issued under this announcement will require both program and financial reports per a schedule specified in the award agreement. The disbursement of funds may be tied to the timely submission of these reports. All other details related to award administration will be specified in the award agreement as well.


The U.S. Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro encourages applicants to provide cost-sharing from additional sources in support of the project. The Public Affairs Section also encourages projects that use highly skilled volunteers as an element of cost-sharing. Applications should explain clearly other likely sources of funding and how volunteers will be used.

Application Directions

Proposals should be submitted online via e-mail to the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate General in Rio de Janeiro at the following e-mail address: GrantsRio@state.gov


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