Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
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Grant Amount: BETWEEN $3000-$15,000 USD
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Aug 08, 2016
Sponsor's: Aug 15, 2016

Subject Areas:

The U.S. Mission to Canada Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that limited funding is available through the U.S. Mission to Canada Public Affairs Grants program to support activities that promote U.S.-Canada bilateral relations in the following four priority areas: Increase entrepreneurship and economic prosperity; maximize economic growth and bilateral trade, tourism, and investment, especially among youth and underserved communities; Enhance civil society?s ability to respond to transnational crime, natural disasters or terrorist threats; Enhance bilateral partnerships in promotion of rule of law assistance, development, and cooperation in the Americas and beyond; and Promote cultural exchange and enhance understanding of our shared history, traditions, and values.

The goal of these grants is to enhance relations between Canadian and U.S. organizations and people in the priority areas described, and/or inform Canadian audiences about the United States, its culture, society, government, legal, economic and political systems, and values. To further these goals, grant proposals must include American content. American content can include speakers who are experts in U.S. policy, academia, culture, and economics; the use of U.S. training models or materials; exchanges with U.S. institutions; or promotion of U.S. culture and art.

Application Details:

The U.S. Mission to Canada encourages applications from all sectors in Canada, as well as U.S. not-for-profit organizations with partners in Canada, and registered Canadian organizations: committed and organized civil society organizations, local representatives of civil society, think tanks, non-governmental organizations, and academic institutions.

Proposals should be entered in English onto the Grants Application template. Please fill in the following documents found on the sponsor website: SF-424 - SF-424 Instructions - PAS Grants Application Proposals must be submitted electronically to the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa at the following email address: Applications are accepted in English only, and final grant agreements will be concluded in English. Applicants will receive a confirmation e-mail from the U.S. Embassy Ottawa (PAS) to indicate that we have received the proposal.


NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
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Sponsor Contacts:

Washington, District of Columbia, United States