Small Grants Program

Notice of Funding Opportunity

Funding Opportunity Title:             U.S. Embassy Bratislava PAS Annual Program Statement

Funding Opportunity Number:      PAS-SVK-FY2024-01

CFDA Number – Name:                  19.040 – Public Diplomacy Programs

Deadline for Applications:            Applications are received, and possibly also evaluated, on a “rolling” basis. Indicative intermediate deadlines: January 15, 2024; June 17, 2024

The U.S. Embassy’s Public Affairs Section (PAS) is pleased to announce that funding is available through the embassy’s Small Grants Program.

Details are available in the Annual Program Statement (PDF, 275 KB).

Project proposals should have an intrinsic public diplomacy objective in support of the Priority Program Areas listed below.

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.

To Apply

The following documents are required (Note: Please save these PDF files to your computer; open PDFs in the latest version of Adobe Acrobat; please “Enable all Features” when receiving a ‘Protected view’ notification):

Please send these documents in electronic format to

We will notify you upon receiving your application.

Grant proposals should include all of the information requested in the Annual Program Statement. Proposals will not be considered until all information is received in electronic form. Proposals must be in English or accompanied by an English translation. Supporting documents may be in Slovak.

Questions should be addressed to