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. Ensure shared responsibility for international security and strengthen the cohesion of the Western Alliance, by funding proposals which: counter violent extremism, strengthen NATO, increase cyber and transatlantic security commitments, and promote the rule of law.
  2. Strengthen economic prosperity, by funding proposals which: encourage freer and fairer trade and investment between the United States and the Netherlands, and support entrepreneurship and innovation.
  3. Advance energy security, by funding proposals which: promote energy security for the Netherlands and other EU member states, promote investment in renewable energy, and support cooperation on energy transition.
  4. Deepen the commitment to our 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 2019.