The U.S. Embassy Antananarivo Public Affairs Section

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The PAS Small Grants Program supports projects that:

  1. Improve and expand English language learning through curriculum development, teacher training, developing partnerships with U.S. education institutions, promoting U.S. culture and values.
  2. Advancing good governance, democratic institutions including accountability and human rights in Madagascar/Comoros through the promotion of enhanced and educated civic participation, particularly of youth and women, the promotion of voters’ education, the promotion of a free and responsible press, the advocacy for women’s rights, etc.
  3. Increase public support for U.S.-Malagasy/U.S.-Comorian cooperation in women and girls’ education, in youth empowerment, and in business, entrepreneurship, and sustainable economic and commercial growth.
  4. Deepen cultural ties and understanding between the United States and Madagascar/the Comoros.
  5. Improve sustainable management of natural resources and biodiversity conservation through environmental awareness programs.


PAS encourages applications from organizations located in Madagascar, the Comoros, the United States, or abroad:

  • Individuals
  • Registered not-for-profit think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with programming experience
  • Non-profit educational institutions

Applicants are encouraged, but not mandated, to include cost-sharing elements from additional sources in support of their proposals.

In order to be eligible to receive an award, all organizations must have a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number from Dun & Bradstreet, as well as a valid registration on Please see Section D.6 for information on how to obtain these registrations.  Individuals are not required to have a DUNS number or be registered in