American Center Jerusalem Grants Program

American Center Jerusalem Annual Program Statement 


The U.S. Embassy’s American Center Jerusalem (ACJ) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce that funding for grants is available through the ACJ Grants Program. This is an Annual Program Statement (APS) outlining funding priorities, strategic themes, and procedures for submitting requests for funding.  ACJ grants focus on projects that clearly support Embassy mission priorities:

  1. Encourage Israeli and Palestinian cooperation that contributes to the search for a lasting peace
  2. Deepen U.S.-Israel economic ties
  3. Strengthen the bilateral security relationship
  4. Foster Israeli understanding of U.S. policy.

ACJ grants must include use of the ACJ as the venue for the majority of the program sessions.

If you missed the March 15, 2018 grants information session, please click HERE to view a recorded version of the session.

 “First group of applications are due by May 1, 2018; the next set of applications will be reviewed after September 1, 2018.”

Grants available in this program CANNOT be used to support construction, scientific research, partisan political activity, trade activities, fund-raising campaigns, or commercial products.  Further restrictions may apply.  This page is periodically updated with new links and new announcements about funding opportunities, so please check back occasionally.

Please note:

The American Center Jerusalem reserves the right to reject any or all proposals received.
Any funds received through this grant program cannot be used to match other U.S. federal grants, nor vice-versa.


The following types of organizations are eligible to apply for grants under this program:
Registered Israeli not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations Individuals

For further information and application procedures please review our Annual Program Statement