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Public Diplomacy

The U.S. Embassy Beirut’s Public Diplomacy offers a variety of grant opportunities aimed at promoting mutual understanding and respect for other cultures and traditions.  Such opportunities include, but are not limited to programs like the Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP), which helps countries around the globe preserve historic sites, manuscripts, museum collections, and traditional forms of expression such as music, dance, and language. Please find the list of available grant opportunities offered by the Public Diplomacy section here: 

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MEPI – The U.S. Department of State’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) strives to create vibrant partnerships between America and the citizens of the Middle East and North Africa.  MEPI supports citizens’ efforts aimed at economic, social, and political empowerment; expanding opportunities for women and youth; and helping communities create positive change.  MEPI Local Grants promote greater freedom and opportunity for people in the region. Please find available opportunities here:
2016 Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Local Grants Request for Applications - Deadline March 15, 2016
Embassy Local Grants Program for Civil Society - The U.S. Embassy Beirut Local Grants Program seeks to bolster civil society by assisting underserved and/or underprivileged communities in Lebanon not currently receiving U.S. government assistance through other ongoing programs.  We are particularly interested in projects aimed at assisting communities that are hosting displaced Syrians, such as through economic empowerment, youth volunteering initiatives, and conflict resolution activities.  Please find available opportunities here:
2016 Embassy Local Grants Program, Deadline March 8, 2016
USAID - USAID has Missions in more than 80 countries and has programs in more than 100. We work in a variety of different technical areas, including: Agriculture, Economic Growth, Environment, Education, Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Women’s Empowerment, Water and Sanitation, and Global Health. USAID also responds to humanitarian disasters.  USAID partners with a variety of different types of organizations to achieve our mission. This includes working with faith-based and community organizations, the private sector, colleges and universities, and non-governmental organizations. You can find an overview of the types of organizations that work with USAID, how they help us achieve our goals, and specific opportunities available here:
https://www.usaid.gov/work-usaid/how-to-work-with-usaid 
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Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI)

The U.S. Department of State’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) strives to create vibrant partnerships between America and the citizens of the Middle East and North Africa.  MEPI supports citizens’ efforts aimed at economic, social, and political empowerment; expanding opportunities for women and youth; and helping communities create positive change.  MEPI Local Grants promote greater freedom and opportunity for people in the region. Please find available opportunities here:

  • No current opportunities.

Embassy Local Grants Program for Civil Society

The U.S. Embassy Beirut Local Grants Program seeks to bolster civil society by assisting underserved and/or underprivileged communities in Lebanon not currently receiving U.S. government assistance through other ongoing programs.  We are particularly interested in projects aimed at assisting communities that are hosting displaced Syrians, such as through economic empowerment, youth volunteering initiatives, and conflict resolution activities.  Please find available opportunities here:


United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

USAID has Missions in more than 80 countries and has programs in more than 100. We work in a variety of different technical areas, including: Agriculture, Economic Growth, Environment, Education, Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance, Women’s Empowerment, Water and Sanitation, and Global Health. USAID also responds to humanitarian disasters.  USAID partners with a variety of different types of organizations to achieve our mission. This includes working with faith-based and community organizations, the private sector, colleges and universities, and non-governmental organizations. You can find an overview of the types of organizations that work with USAID, how they help us achieve our goals, and specific opportunities available here.