Funding Opportunities


Public Diplomacy – Concept Note 01-24 ALG-PAO-CON-01-24

 Award Information:  

Funding Opportunity Title: Algeria American Spaces Call for Concept Notes  

Deadline for Applications: 12th, November 2023  Maximum for Each Award: $15,000.00  


The Public Diplomacy Section (PD) of the U.S. Embassy in Algiers is pleased to announce an open competition for concept notes for projects or programs to take place in our American Spaces in Algiers, Oran, Bechar, Ouargla and Constantine. Projects may take place in one location or across multiple locations.  

Funding Areas:  

This funding opportunity aims to strengthen ties between the United States and Algeria through projects in our American Spaces. Successful concept notes will provide information about the United States, alumni engagement, English Language teaching and learning, skills building, and cultural programs. Other project themes could include entrepreneurship, women’s empowerment, economic development, STEM. Journalism and media or environmental protection.  

Eligible Projects Applicants:   

  • Civil society organizations;
  • Organizations that work with vulnerable populations (e.g., local youth organizations, youth houses);
  • Schools or universities;
  • Media outlets;
  • Individuals

Concept Note Submission Information:   

Concept note requirements: The project abstract must include the following items:  

  • Project basics, including title, project length, and which American spaces;
  • Brief project description (150 words max)
  • Specific project activities and timeline (200 words max)
  • SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-Bound) Goals (200 words max)
  • How project advances U.S. Embassy American Spaces goals (150 words max)
  • Project applicant information, including contact information, and legal status;
  • Project Implementer Qualifications
  • Project budget estimate in U.S. dollars

Contact Information:   

For consultation and to submit project concept notes, please email by November 12th, 2023.

Concept Note Submission Template:  

Project Title: ____________  

Project Location(s): __________  

Project Length: ____________  

Budget Total Estimate: $__________  

Brief Project Description (150 words max):   

Specific project activities and timeline (200 words max):  

SMART  Goals (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-Bound) (200 words max):   

How will this project advance any of the goals of the the U.S. Embassy’s American Spaces in Algeria (to provide STEM, educational & economic opportunity; advance inclusion and diversity; strengthen ties between the United States and Algeria; 150 words max)?  

Applicant Information:  

Applicant Name: ___________          

Applicant Type (Individual, Organization, etc): _________________  

Point of Contact: ________________________  

Phone Number:  _________________________  

Email Address   _________________________  

Project implementer qualifications (100 words) Please describe the project implementers’ qualifications:  

 Budget Estimate Template  


Line Item Description Number Cost
Staff expense