Small Grants Program

Embassy Funding Programs 2023

Notice of Funding Opportunity to Administer Embassy programs during 2023

The U.S. Embassy in Uruguay announces an open call for non-governmental organizations and non-profit institutions capable of administering government funds and jointly implementing programs that support U.S. priorities in Uruguay.

In conjunction with the Embassy’s Public Diplomacy Section, the successful bidder will fully manage the Embassy’s Competitive Funds Program, including promotion, receipt and review of proposals, communication with project managers, management of payments and financial records, and monitoring and evaluation of each program. This is a cooperation agreement to oversee the administration of up to US$250,000 that the embassy will use to finance programs or projects in Uruguay that are aligned with its strategic priorities.

The following organizations legally registered in the United States or Uruguay are eligible to participate:

  • Registered non-profit organizations, including think tanks, civil society, NGOs, and cultural and/or educational associations.
  • Foreign governmental organizations
  • Public and private not-for-profit educational institutions

Commercial for-profit entities or individuals are NOT eligible to apply to this call for proposals.

Full instructions on how to apply are available HERE.

The call is open until December 30, 2022.

If you have any questions about the grant application process, please send your inquiries to

On December 8, at 11:00 am (Uruguay time) there will be a virtual session via ZOOM to answer questions received. To register for this event, organizations must send the participant’s email with their inquiries to by December 6, 2022.

Due to the volume of applicants and inquiries, we will not be receiving letters of intent, concept papers or meeting requests or phone calls prior to application submission.

Small Grants Competition

The U.S. Embassy’s Small Grants Program is Not Currently Accepting Applications.

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