Funding Opportunities

Several funds are available at the Embassy for your local development projects

If you have questions regarding the programs, please call the U.S. Embassy Bujumbura at tel:22-20-70-00.

The U.S. Embassy Bujumbura looks forward to working with you!

The Public Diplomacy Section of the U.S. Embassy Bujumbura is pleased to announce an open competition for past participants (“alumni”) of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to submit applications to the 2023 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF 2023). We seek proposals from teams of at least two alumni that meet all program eligibility requirements. Pending availability of funds, AEIF will consider proposals between U$ 5,000 and U$35,000. Exchange alumni interested in participating in AEIF 2023 should submit proposals to by 5:00 P.M. on Tuesday, February 28, 2023.  All proposals should be submitted in English.


2023 AEIF Proposal form

2023 AEIF Budget Form  

The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Mission to Burundi is pleased to announce an open competition for organizations and individuals to submit applications to carry out a program or project with funding through the Public Diplomacy Grants Program.  This is an Annual Program Statement, outlining our funding priorities, the strategic themes we focus on, and the procedures for submitting requests for funding.  Please carefully follow all instructions below.

2022 PAS Bujumbura Annual Program Statement

The Embassy of the United States of America in Bujumbura funds socio-economic development projects in local communities.

The program exist to fund local development projects.

This is the Ambassador’s Self-Help Fund Small Grants Program.

The Ambassador’s Self-Help Fund is designed to fund small-scale development projects aimed at improving basic socio-economic living conditions in communities. Its primary objective is to help people become self-sufficient.

If you are interested in learning more about the basics of these grants program you are welcome to review the document below.

NOFO 2023 (Microsoft Word,22 KB)

Small Grants Application Form (Microsoft Word, 21 KB)