Cooperation Programs

Notice of Funding Opportunities

To support people-to-people contacts, the U.S. Embassy periodically issues Notices of Funding Opportunities via and the U.S. Embassy Rome website. Below are the current available grants programs.

Annual Program Statement

The U.S. Mission to the Republic of Italy’s Public Affairs Section (PAS) is pleased to announce that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Grants Program. This is an Annual Program Statement outlining funding priorities, strategic themes, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding. PA Italy invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the United States and Italy through cultural and exchange programming that highlight shared values and promote bilateral cooperation. The full text of the funding opportunity as well as downloadable forms, templates and frequently asked questions are available on the Annual Program Statement page.

Digital Storytelling Training

The U.S. Embassy to Italy announces an open competition for past participants (“Alumni”) of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to submit applications to the call for proposals for Digital Storytelling Training Workshops. We seek proposals from Alumni that meet all program eligibility requirements below. Exchange alumni interested in participating in should submit proposals filling this form by Nov.10th, 2023. Consult the call for application and apply here: