U.S.AlumniOutreachSmallGrantsProgramCompetition

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Funding Opportunity ID: 331760
Opportunity Number: ALUMNI-FY21-01
Opportunity Title: U.S.AlumniOutreachSmallGrantsProgramCompetition
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, of the U.S. Department of State, announces the U.S. Alumni Outreach Small Grants Program competition for fiscal year 2021, aiming to maintain contacts with alumni of exchange programs supported by the U.S. Government (USG) and to encourage networking among alumni and their colleagues in fields that promote democratic advancement, civic education, youth empowerment, and economic reform in Armenia.
CFDA Number(s): 19.900
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: The following entities are eligible to apply:1) Alumni of all USG-funded and USG-sponsored exchange programs that are residents of Armenia;2) Armenian-registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations, that have USG alumni members;3)Independent media outlets registered in Armenia that have USG alumni members.
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 (Armenian) time
Last Updated Date: Feb 26, 2021
Award Ceiling: $10,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $100,000
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Description: Project proposals should aim to address the following program priorities:• Support democratic institutions, promote civic engagement and political dialogue;• Extend development and empowerment opportunities for youth from the regions of Armenia;• Promote social inclusion and strengthen civic participation and rights protection of marginalized communities;• Localize best practices and expertise gained during the exchange program in the United States in support of economic reform, good governance and transparency;• Support initiatives that promote digital security/safety and critical thinking skills and counter hate speech.Grants should be used to carry out specific, concrete projects with measurable and realistic results. Project proposals should describe specific objectives, outcomes, intended audiences, and should include starting and ending dates of the project that do not exceed twelve months. We encourage networking among alumni and cooperative projects between partnering NGOs. Involving the regions of Armenia in any aspect of the proposal is strongly encouraged.
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