Dept of State Public Diplomacy with the European Union - small grants

Sponsor Deadline: 

May 28, 2021

Internal Deadline: 

May 7, 2021


Dept of State US Mission to the European Union

UI Contact: 

US Mission to the European Union EU Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

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Summary - USEU PA is soliciting proposals for projects designed for EU audiences that: Reaffirm the Transatlantic alliance remains the foundation of U.S./EU security, prosperity, and values through programs that build and sustain strong relationships between the United States and Europe across government, the private sector, civil society, and the next generation of leaders on both side of the Atlantic. Emphasize the importance of a free and fair transatlantic economy as a driver for growth, innovation, and economic recovery by addressing non-tariff barriers, facilitating market access, supporting transatlantic data transfers, improving supply chain resiliency, and addressing actors who do not adhere to the international rules-based system; Re-imagine solutions to the climate crisis and promote clean energy, as we work toward meeting carbon reduction targets; develop more ambitious goals to address climate change; and increase energy security for Europe; Encourage cutting-edge innovations in digital technologies while stimulating U.S.-EU partnership to set the norms and standards that will govern emerging technologies; Align U.S. and EU foreign policy and security goals to promote and protect democratic governments; support multilateral institutions; and strengthen the rules-based system; Counter malign influence from state and non-state actors, to include disinformation, corruption and economic manipulation, hybrid and cyber warfare, the undermining of democratic institutions, intellectual property theft, and challenges to global security. USEU PA seeks projects engaging EU policymakers, opinion shapers, and publics.