The U.S. Mission to the African Union, Addis Ababa (USAU), Bureau of African Affairs of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program focused on the linkages between arts, culture, and heritage in the United States and in Africa.
About U.S. Mission to the African Union USAU
USAU’s goal is to strengthen its partnership with the African Union in ways that will elevate and promote peace & security, economic development, and democracy & good governance through development plans, political involvement, increased trade and investment, in order to improve lives and health of all Africans.
The United States has one of the largest African diasporas in the world and its relationship with the AU is based upon historical ties and shared culture between Africa and the immeasurable deep appreciation of the strategic significance of the African continent.
Requirements for the Arts, Culture, and Heritage Grants
Programs should target youth (under 35) audiences in Africa and the African diaspora.
- Eligible Applicants
The Public Affairs Section encourages applications from throughout Africa and from the African diaspora in the United States.
The following organizations are eligible to apply:
- Registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience
- Non-profit or governmental educational institutions
- Individuals will be considered, but priority is given to organizations or educational institutions with a proven track record of success
For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply.
2. Cost Sharing or Matching
Cost-sharing is not required but is strongly encouraged.
3. Other Eligibility Requirements
How to Apply for the Arts, Culture, and Heritage Grants
To apply for the ongoing Arts, Culture, and Heritage Grants is not as difficult as you think. All Interested and qualified candidates are to click on the “Apply Now” button below to get started
It should be noted that all Interested and qualified candidates are to apply for the Arts, Culture, and Heritage Grants on or before August 21, 2021