Grant Program

The Public Affairs Section is pleased to announce funding is available through the Embassy’s public diplomacy grants program.

Grants are intended for local representatives of civil society, including non-governmental organizations, universities, and individuals.  They support the following goals:

  1. Enhance International Security, by funding proposals which: counter violent extremism, strengthen NATO and transatlantic security commitment, encourage participation in UN peacekeeping missions, and promote the rule of law.
  2. Strengthen Economic Prosperity, by funding proposals which: encourage trade and investment between the United States and the Netherlands, build support for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP), and support entrepreneurship and innovation.
  3. Tackling Global Challenges and Promoting Sustainability, by funding proposals which: promote investment in renewable energy, and encourage good stewardship of the planet.
  4. Reinforce U.S.-Dutch Shared Values, by funding proposals which: promote U.S. culture, including music, art, sports, and education, and which support integration, human rights, women’s empowerment and, other areas of mutual interest that promote freedom and democracy.

If interested in learning more, please follow this link to our Public Affairs Section Small Grant Program 2018.