Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund Program

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Funding Opportunity ID:331762
Opportunity Number:AEIF-ARM-FY21
Opportunity Title:Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund Program
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:Cooperative Agreement
Grant
Category of Funding Activity:Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation:U.S. Embassy Yerevan announces the Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) 2021 competition, aiming to support the initiatives of U.S. government exchange program alumni in fields that promote democratic values, innovation, economic prosperity, social inclusion, and STEM education.
CFDA Number(s):19.022
Eligible Applicants:Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:The following individuals are eligible to apply: · Applicants must be alumni of a U.S. government-funded exchange program (https://alumni.state.gov/list-exchange-programs) or a U.S. government-sponsored exchange program (https://j1visa.state.gov/). · Project teams must include teams of at least two (2) alumni. · Alumni who are U.S. citizens may not submit proposals, but U.S. citizen alumni may participate as team members in a project. · Alumni teams may be comprised of alumni from different exchange programs and different countries. · Applications must be submitted by exchange alumni. Not-for-profit, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions are not eligible to apply in the name of the organization but can serve as partners for implementing project activities.
Agency Code:DOS-ARM
Agency Name:Department of State
U.S. Mission to Armenia
Posted Date:Feb 26, 2021
Close Date:Apr 15, 2021 April 15, 2021 11:59 p.m. (local, Armenia time)
Last Updated Date:Feb 26, 2021
Award Ceiling:$50,000
Award Floor:$10,000
Estimated Total Program Funding:$50,000
Expected Number of Awards:1
Description:AEIF provides alumni of U.S. sponsored and facilitated exchange programs with funding to expand on skills gained during their exchange experience, and to design and implement innovative solutions to global challenges facing their community. Since its inception in 2011, AEIF has funded nearly 500 alumni-led projects around the world through a competitive global competition.U.S. Embassy Yerevan will accept public service projects proposed and managed by teams of at least two alumni that support the following themes:Strengthen Economic Prosperity, Promote Innovation, Foster Entrepreneurship, and Improve the Digital Economy;Reinforce Democratic Values;Support social inclusion of people with disabilities and refugees through art, sport, education etc.;Enhance STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education in Armenia.
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