U.S. Consulate General São Paulo – Public Affairs Section Annual Program Statement for FY 2021

The Public Affairs Section at the U.S. Embassy in Brasilia is publishing this Annual Program Statement, which outlines program priorities and themes for this year. This document also outlines specific procedures for submitting funding proposals.

The Public Affairs Section at the U.S. Consulate General in São Paulo, Brazil is publishing this Annual Program Statement, which outlines program priorities and themes
for this year. This document outlines specific procedures for submitting proposals. PAS invites proposals for projects that strengthen ties between the United States and
Brazil, through academic, cultural, and exchange programs that highlight shared values and promote bilateral cooperation.

This funding opportunity announcement focuses exclusively on the São Paulo Consular District, encompassing the Brazilian states of São Paulo, Paraná and Mato Grosso do Sul. Programs focused on other areas of Brazil do not qualify but may be eligible for funding opportunities from other U.S. Consulates or offices in Brazil. Visit our page for more information: https://br.usembassy.gov/embassy-consulates/grants-corner/. U.S.-based entities with the aforementioned geographic focus are eligible to apply independently or in partnership with a Brazilian individual or organization.

This notice is subject to availability of funds. The Consulate expects to make awards from $5,000 to $20,000 and makes no guarantee that any funds will be awarded under this Annual Program Statement.

COVID-19 SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT TO ALL POTENTIAL APPLICANTS: In light of the restrictive travel and public gathering environments caused by the COVID-19
pandemic, the U.S. Consulate in São Paulo expects interested applicants to submit proposals that include a virtual programming option. Depending upon the public health restrictions in force at the time the program takes place, applicants should have plans to execute in-person, hybrid, or virtual programming.

Please access the Annual Program Statement for detailed information.

Proposals should be submitted via Google forms to the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate General in São Paulo at Google forms.

The deadline for proposals is May 23, 2021 at 23:59 local time. Proposals received by this date will be reviewed by the Grants Committee in May 2021. Applicants selected for potential funding will be informed in June 2021.