Funding Opportunities

The U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania announces an open competition for initiatives that promote educational and cultural engagement and foster mutual understanding between the United States and Tanzania.  The Embassy seeks projects designed to further the development of Tanzania’s future leaders, build the capacity of Tanzanian institutions, and promote awareness and understanding of shared U.S. and Tanzanian values.

Proposals are accepted at any time until June 30, 2020.  Grant awards are subject to the availability of funds and generally will not exceed $25,000; most will be smaller.  Requests for support for individual or group research projects, to help defray the costs of study abroad, support social welfare projects, partisan or political party activity, religious activity, or trade or other commercial activity will not be considered.

Applicants may be individuals or representatives of civil society and non-governmental organizations, cultural organizations, or research and academic institutions.

Grant Program Area:  Possible topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Promoting democratic governance
  • Promoting Broad-Based Economic Growth
  • Improving Health and Education, Especially Among Women and Youth
  • Advancing Regional and Domestic Security

For more information about the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Click here (PDF 202KB)