Updated Jan 07, 2021CLOSED

U.S. Embassy in Croatia Alumni Grants Program 2021

Offered by U.S. Department of State

The U.S. Embassy in Zagreb invites alumni of U.S. Government-sponsored programs and Croatian citizens who have studied in U.S. high schools or universities to submit proposals by February 26, 2021, for small-scale projects addressing one or more of the following themes:

  • - Educational programs and initiatives that contribute to a more transparent business environment and the improvement of Croatia’s investment climate;
  • - Initiatives that strengthen ties between U.S. and Croatian businesses and organizations to nurture shared economic success, including through entrepreneurship;
  • - Educational and training programs on artificial intelligence, gaming, and cybersecurity in the era of 5G technology and digitalization;
  • - Programs that support women’s, minorities’ and other underrepresented groups’ political, security, economic, and civic participation and inclusion;
  • - Programs advancing energy cooperation and energy security;
  • - Programs encouraging regional cross-border cooperation and understanding of the past, including Holocaust education and legacy issues;
  • - Programs for teachers and high school and university students to develop innovative teaching methods, promote academic integrity, and encourage civic engagement.

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CLOSEDFeb 26, 2021Deadline
$10,000 - $25,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

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Focus AreasAI
Economic Growth and Trade
  • - Grants are awarded to alumni of U.S. Government-sponsored programs and Croatian citizens who have studied in U.S. high schools or universities;
  • - Grants are awarded to an individual alumnus or alumna. If a group of alumni is coordinating on a project, one individual must be listed as the project leader and is responsible for communicating with the Embassy, reporting on project results, and submitting timely financial reports;
  • - Funds should be received through a non-profit and non-governmental institution (usually the grantee’s employer or association, which may be an NGO, an academic institution, or another organization registered in Croatia);
  • - If a proposal is selected, a valid System for Award Management (SAM.gov) registration will be required to receive funding and begin project activities. (Please see below for details.);
  • - Each alumnus or alumna is only allowed to submit one proposal;
  • - If the Embassy receives multiple proposals affiliated with the same institution, the Embassy will evaluate during the proposal review process the institution’s capacity to manage multiple grants;
  • - Alumni with active grants from the U.S. Embassy are not eligible to apply;
  • - Funding is provided for projects starting after May 1, 2021, and no later than October 1, 2021.

Application Directions

Email your complete application to zagrebalumnigrants@state.gov. Late submissions will not be considered
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