Public Affairs Grant Opportunities

Please see below open Notices of Funding Opportunity (NOFOs) for which the U.S. Embassy Nairobi is currently accepting applications for Public Affairs grants from non-profit organizations, non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, or community-based organizations.  You can view the full application on grants.gov by clicking each item.  Please note the funding opportunities will only be open for a limited time.

  1. The American Center Nairobi seeks program and outreach support to bolster its capacity to offer innovative, technology-forward programs that will leverage the ACN’s existing technology assets, reach new audiences, and equip youth with knowledge, skills, and experience that can increase their educational and employment opportunities. Read here for more details on this opportunity: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html?keywords=DOS-NBO-PAS-FY19-007 (Please note the closing date for this opportunity is June 30, 2019.)
  2. The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to design and implement an innovative program to use community radio to build resilience, trust, and narratives to counter violent extremism on the Kenyan coast. Read more: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=316773   (Please note the closing date for this opportunity is July 26, 2019.)
  3. The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi announces an open competition for organizations to submit proposals that would measure the quantitative impact on Kenya of investments – financial, human capital, research, training, philanthropic, health, and others – that the U.S. government, private sector, academic institutions, tourism, NGOs, and others are having in Kenya.  Methodology must include not only immediately quantifiable benefits such as jobs created, tourism dollars spent, or patients treated, but also second and third order effects to include value-chain improvements, economic growth, and improved professional capacity. Read more: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=316595 (Please note the closing date for this opportunity is July 03, 2019)
  4. The U.S. Embassy has one EducationUSA advising center located at the Embassy.  The recipient organization will be responsible for providing a full-time EducationUSA Adviser, who will work in close cooperation with the Public Affairs Section at U.S. Embassy Nairobi(PAS Nairobi).  Key program activities under this cooperative agreement include: 1) hiring and providing oversight fora local staff person with expertise in program design and implementation, and outreach; and 2.) completing an innovative, technology-forward program of activities each month; and 3.) providing timely, accurate reporting on program and outreach activities each month.  Decisions on staffing and program priorities will be made in close consultation with PAS Nairobi. Read more: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=317034 (Please note the closing date for this opportunity is July 12, 2019)