Updated Jan 28, 2020CLOSED

Ukraine: USG Exchange Alumni Small Grants Program

Offered by U.S. Department of State

The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv announces the 2020 Alumni Small Grants Program. Subject to availability of funds, the Embassy will award small grants as described below to alumni of U.S. Government-funded exchanges and training programs. The program seeks to encourage alumni networking, professional development, and civic involvement by supporting alumni-initiated projects that support civil society involvement in Ukraine’s reform efforts, encourage tolerance and integration of marginalized or displaced populations, and celebrate the strong links between the people of the United States and the people of Ukraine. Specific thematic priorities and program requirements are described in the complete Notice of Funding Opportunity on U.S. Embassy Kyiv's website.
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CLOSEDFeb 24, 2020Deadline
$5,000 - $25,000Amount

Mandatory Requirements

Implemented In:
Focus AreasDemocracy, Human Rights, and Governance
Economic Growth and Trade
Individual Ukrainian citizens and Ukrainian registered non-profit, non-governmental organizations are eligible to apply if they meet the following criteria: Individuals: Any Ukrainian citizen, with permanent residency in Ukraine, who is an alumnus or alumna of one or more of the following U.S. Government-funded exchange and training programs is eligible to apply.• Programs funded by the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, including the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX), Global UGRAD, Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Exchange Program, Fulbright Exchanges, Teacher Exchanges, International Visitor Leadership Exchange Program, and the Professional Fellows Program.
•Participants of other State Department-funded programs, such as press tours and tech camps, and past members of the Ambassador’s Youth Council.
•Exchange and training programs funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (such as the Faculty Exchange Program), and the Department of Commerce, including SABIT training.
•The Open World Leadership Program, funded by the U.S. Library of Congress.Organizations: A registered Ukrainian nongovernmental, nonprofit organization is eligible if: 1) An individual U.S. government exchange program alumnus or alumna is a member, and2) That exchange program participant will have a significant role in the planning and implementation of the project to be supported with Alumni Small Grant Program funds. 3) Groups with a clear connection to U.S. government alumni networking, such as alumni associations, are also eligible. Individuals and Organizations Not Eligible to Apply: U.S. and third-country organizations or individuals are not eligible.Ukrainian citizens who are U.S. exchange alumni but who are not permanent residents of Ukraine are not eligible.

All organizations applying to receive Federal assistance must have a Dun & Bradstreet Number (DUNS) before the application is submitted, a CCR (NCAGE) number, and a letter identifying the authorized Entity Administrator, and an active account with the System for Award Management (SAM.gov) before an award can be made.

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