Updated Jun 25, 2020CLOSED

Funding for English Language, STEAM & Entrepreneurship Programs

Offered by U.S. Department of State

The U.S. Embassy in Costa Rica of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program (or project) in the following focus areas:

  • - Improve the quality of English language education at the preschool, elementary, secondary and higher education levels;
  • - Improve the quality of, and access to, science, technology, engineering, arts and design, and mathematics (STEAM) education for girls at the elementary and secondary education levels;
  • - Inspire entrepreneurship in under-represented communities particularly among migrant, women, Afro–descendent, and indigenous communities.

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CLOSEDJul 08, 2020Deadline
$10,000 - $25,000Amount
1-18 monthsDuration(Months)

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
CountryCosta Rica
Focus AreasEducation
Entrepreneurship (Economic Growth and Trade)
Gender Equity (Gender)

The following organizations are eligible to apply: Costa Rica-based:

  • Not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations
  • Public and private educational institutions
  • Individuals
  • Public International Organizations and Governmental institutions

Other Requirements

Target Beneficiaries

Depending on the project, 7 to 30 years old, from economically disadvantaged communities, including those outside the San Jose metropolitan area.

Reporting Requirements

Recipients will be required to submit financial reports and program reports. The award document will specify how often these reports must be submitted.


Application Directions

All application materials must be submitted by email to PAgrantapplications@state.gov for processing.


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