Cultural, Technical and Educational Centers - #19.015
To assist various organizations identified by Congress to achieve objectives specified by Congress. As authorized by the Fulbright-Hays Act, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) seeks to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries by means of educational and cultural exchange programs, including the exchange of scholars, researchers, professionals, students, and educators. Educational and cultural engagement is premised on the knowledge that mutual understanding, the development of future leaders, and the benefits of education programs influence societies and affect official decision-making almost everywhere in the world today.
(Cooperative Agreements) FY 08 $20,227,000; FY 09 $20,074,000; FY 10 $0 - FY 2010 estimate not available.
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