This competition, pending the availability of funds, supports projects that are "arts-based international people-to-people exchanges that support and further U.S. Department of State foreign policy objectives," including these 2013 themes: "Economic Statecraft and the Arts, Arts in Collaboration, Community Engagement through the Arts, and Professional Development in the Arts."

Estimated total program funding is $1,955,000, with five awards expected. There is a cost sharing or matching requirement.