Dept of State Public Diplomacy with Slovakia

Sponsor Deadline: 

Jul 31, 2022

Internal Deadline: 

Jul 1, 2022


Dept of State Embassy in Bratislava

UI Contact: 

U.S. Embassy Bratislava PAS Annual Program Statement
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The U.S. Embassy Bratislava Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program.

Dept. of State DOS solicitations generally limit the number of applications that may go forward in response to a specific solicitation. 
Prospective applicants from the UI who wish to apply to a DOS program that limits the number of applications allowed per institution must refer to the UI Limited Submissions guidelines at

Priority Program Areas:

  • Supporting Slovakia’s transatlantic orientation by addressing hybrid threats, including disinformation and cyber security.
  • Supporting Slovakia’s capacity to uphold rule of law anti-corruption efforts and increased transparency.
  • Strengthening independent media and journalism and helping to foster critical thinking.
  • Promoting economic prosperity, energy security, and entrepreneurship through partnership with the U.S., including innovative approaches to technology.
  • Contributing to Slovakia’s efforts to support human rights and foster a culture of tolerance and inclusion of minorities.
  • Encouraging women’s empowerment.
  • Promoting cross-cultural understanding and supporting highly specialized English language learning in Slovakia.