Grants Programs

Julia Taft Refugee Fund — Applications due December 28, 2020

The U.S. Embassy Bamako’s Economic Section invites proposals from organizations to address critical gaps in assistance to refugees or returning refugees.   The aim is a one-time, low-cost, quick impact intervention that addresses an important gap in refugee protection and assistance.  Local NGOs are given priority in the selection process. The fund is competitive; U.S. Mission Bamako hopes to award a Taft Fund grant to one local organization per year. The deadline is December 28, 2020. More information and the call for proposals is available here.

Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program 

The U.S. Embassy Bamako’s Public Affairs Section invites proposals for projects that strengthen ties between the United States and Mali by highlighting shared values and promoting bilateral cooperation.  All programs must advance one of the key priorities listed below, promote an element of American culture, or have a connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased ties between the United States and Mali and foster understanding of U.S. policies and perspectives. More information and the call for proposals is available here.