The Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) program
Improve basic economic and social conditions at the grassroots level.
Support high-impact, quick-implementation activities that benefit many people.
Involve a significant local contribution in cash, labor, or material, and be within the ability of the local community to operate and maintain.
Have local community support and, if possible, contribute to income-generating or self-sustainable activities.
Will be completed within 12 months.
2021 Environment, Science, Technology and Health Grants Program
The U.S. Embassy in Port Louis is pleased to request small grants proposals for projects in the following areas: environment, science, technology, health, ocean, and fisheries. In addition, the proposal should meet the following goals:
- Combating conservation crimes and strengthening natural resource governance;
- Reducing conflict and stability related to environmental degradation with a specific focus on water and maritime areas;
- Advancing a climate policy that balances energy security, economic growth, and environmental protection;
- Advancing the conservation, resilience, and sustainable management of ecosystems, and protecting the environment by promoting effective governance and strengthened institutional capacity.
Funding amounts range from $5,000 to $10,000. Submit to BusawonN@state.gov by April 12, 2021.
Grant Proposal Form (MS Word 34 KB)
Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program
The U.S. Embassy invites proposals for programs that strengthen ties and build relationships between the U.S. and Mauritius or Seychelles through activities that highlight shared values, goals and cooperation. All programs must include a strong, central American element, or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. values, perspectives and policies. More information and the call for proposals is available here.