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Ambassador's Fund Grant

Ambassador's Fund Grant Announcement

Purpose: To solicit applications for funding. The United States Government, through the U.S. Department of State, is seeking Statements of Interest (SOIs) from prospective partners to implement activities that promote reconciliation and stability in Iraq and that improve the institutional capacity of Iraqi organizations and local communities. The geographic focus under consideration is Iraq. Applicants must demonstrate the ability to manage cultural and political considerations in Iraq, as well as to address USG concerns related to working in Iraq.

Please read our Factsheet for further more information:

Funding:  Approximately $3,200,000.The Department of State expects that the majority of the awards will be within the range of $200,000 to $500,000, although awards up to $1,000,000 may be considered. 


  • The First Round Submission Deadline is March 17, 2014
  • Competition for awards through this program will close on January 16, 2015. 
  • Awards will be made on a rolling basis.
  • Additional review dates may be announced at a later date. 
  • This program seeks proposals for funding in Fiscal Year 2014 (October 2013-September 2014), although proposals should contemplate activities that continue at least one to two years beyond FY 2014.

Want to Know More?

Information Phone Call: The U.S. Embassy is hosting a conference call for those interested in learning more about the Ambassador’s Fund on Feb 24, 2014 at 2:00 PM Baghdad timeClick here for details on how you can register to participate in the call.

Focus: This U.S. Embassy is seeking proposals that offer creative and effective approaches to promote reconciliation and stability in Iraq and to improve the institutional capacity of Iraqi organizations and local communities. Project activities funded through this fund shall address the most important issues faced by Iraqis in their respective provinces. To include, but not  be limited to: improving access to essential services; encouraging activities for youth; supporting income generating activities and related training; promoting unity and/or the peaceful resolution of conflicts; and other activities to support economic growth.  Applicants may focus on one topic or, preferably, on a combination of topics.

Important Information:

  1. Factsheet the Ambassador's Fund.
  2. How to register to participate in the February 24, 2014 teleconference.
  3. website