U.S. Embassy Opportunities for Burkina Faso
The U.S. Embassy BURKINA FASO Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program.
Purpose: PAS Burkina Faso invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and BURKINA FASO through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must include an American cultural element, or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.
Priority Program Areas
Programs to bolster understanding and practices of Democracy, Human Rights, and Good Governance. This may include projects that encourage participation in civil society promotion, especially for women, religious minorities, and youth.
Programs that seek to promote a better understanding of diversity, inclusion, religious freedom, gender rights, persons with disabilities, underrepresented or otherwise disadvantaged communities, and other aspects of human rights.
Creative programs that advance one or more of the priority areas to include but not be limited to, economic empowerment, and youth development, peace and security.
Programs promoting English Language Capacity through projects that encourage the usage and learning of English language as a tool for civic and economic development.