Grants Program

The office of Public Diplomacy manages the U.S. Embassy in Brussels grants program. The Grants Program assists non-profit, educational and cultural organizations to implement programs that advance U.S.-Belgium ties.

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What?

The office of Public Diplomacy manages the U.S. Embassy in Brussels grants program. The Grants Program assists non-profit, educational and cultural organizations to implement programs that advance U.S.-Belgium ties.

Grant opportunities are posted online at: www.grants.gov

Who?

Applicants may be individuals, groups, or organizations. Applications are welcomed from a variety of programs, including those that reach out to youth, women, community or business leaders and academic and cultural institutions. Activities can range from development exchanges or conferences, to sports –related activities or artistic workshops.

All grant proposals must convey an American cultural element, support a priority program area, or include a connection with an American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.

Want to know more?

Please follow the guidelines in the proposal template (maximum three pages) and send your submission to USGrantsBE@state.gov.
Successful applicants will further application materials to complete and submit for further consideration of their proposed program.

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OTHER PROGRAMS

International Writing Program

Each year, the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa offers various programs aiming to connect literary communities overseas with distinguished American writers. Past programs have conferences, reading and study tours, and writing workshops.

Sports Visitor Program

The sports visitors programs are sports-themed exchange programs that take place over two weeks. The programs include activities and sessions on nutrition, strength and conditioning, gender equity in sport, Title IX, sport and disability, and team building.

Emerging Young Leaders Award and Exchange Program

The Emerging Young Leaders Award is granted to 10 outstanding young leaders from across the globe. The young leaders selected are given the opportunity to visit the United States for an intensive 2-week program designed to recognize and support their efforts to enact positive social transformation. The program includes an award ceremony in Washington DC, meetings with U.S. government officials and NGOs, and a trip to Austin, Texas to participate in professional meetings with American counterparts.

Women2Women International Leadership Program

This program engages young women leaders in an intensive action-oriented leadership training and conference held annually in Boston, Ma.

YTILI Fellowship

The Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) Fellowship is a flagship young European leaders program of the U.S. Department of State that is supported in its implementation by the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF).

Study of the U.S. Institutes

Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars (SUSIs) and Secondary Educators are post-graduate level academic programs. The institutes consist of a 4-5 week academic residency and a 1-2 week educational study tour to a different region of the United States.

Fulbright program

The Fulbright Program is the leading international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government. It is designed to better mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. In addition to exchange programs, competitive, merit-based grants are also awarded annually in most fields of study.

KARAMAH Law and Leadership Summer Program

KARAMAH’s Law and Leadership Summer Program (taking place in Washington DC) brings together a select group of Muslim women from around the world to learn from each other and from distinguished professors.

Global Entrepreneurship Summit

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit is an annual summit that showcases entrepreneurs and investors from around the world, creating new opportunities for partnership and collaboration between American entrepreneurs/investors and their international counterparts.

International Visitor Leadership Program

The IVLP is a professional exchange program organized by the U.S. Department of State. Current and future foreign leaders from a variety of fields have the opportunity to develop their skills through short-term visits to the United States. Professional meetings allow participants to share their own expertise as well as learn new approaches from their American counterparts. Projects vary in theme and typically include visits to four U.S. communities over three weeks.