Dept of State US - Canada Defense Partnership Virtual Grant Program; Trade - Investment - Economy Virtual Grant Program

Sponsor Deadline: 

Aug 9, 2021


Dept of State U.S. Embassy and Consulates in Canada

UI Contact: 

Dept of State Public Affairs Section - Defense Partnership Virtual Grant Program
Applications accepted on a rolling basis until August 9, 2021.

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

Defense Partnership Virtual Grant Program Priority Program Areas:

  • Security and Defense: promote transatlantic security; combat transnational-regional-global challenges, including cybersecurity, terrorism, violent extremism, trafficking in persons, disinformation.
  • Prosperity, Trade, and Investment: economic opportunities for women, youth, and underserved populations, and trade that improves the connections between U.S. and Canada .
  • Technology and Innovation: cooperation in such areas as space exploration, cybersecurity, the Arctic, and entrepreneurship.
  • Shared Values and Interests.
  • Student Virtual Mobility: virtual exchanges and virtual training opportunities for U.S. and Canadian higher education and vocational students.
  • Promote Virtual Educational Exchanges and Partnerships: Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) that target underserved youth; academic/professional exchanges on COVID-19.

Dept of State Public Affairs Section - Democracy, Diversity and Human Rights Virtual Grant Program

Dept of State Public Affairs Section -  Countering Malign Influences Virtual Grant Program

Dept of State Public Affairs Section  - Trade, Investment and Economy Virtual Grant Program

Examples of Trade, Investment and Economy Virtual Program Grants include but are not limited to:  Professional and academic virtual speaker programs, lectures, and seminars; Professional and academic virtual exchanges and projects;  Virtual Cultural workshops, virtual joint performances, and virtual exhibitions.

Dept of State Public Affairs Section - Arctic Region Virtual Grant Program