Friday, March 3, 2017

U.S. Embassy in The Hague: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Programme

Ritu Saini,

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Deadline: 1 July 2017
The U.S. Embassy The Hague Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Department of State is seeking applications for its Small Grant Program.
Purpose of Grant:  Grants are intended for local representatives of civil society, including non-governmental organizations and universities.  They support projects to:
  • Enhance international security
  • Strengthen economic prosperity
  • Promote environmental stewardship and sustainability
  • Reinforce shared values between the Dutch and American people
Funding Information
Most grants considered are between $5,000 and $25,000.
  • bringing an American expert speaker or performer to the Netherlands;
  • conferences on American themes or issues of mutual interest;
  • exhibitions of works by Americans or on American themes;
  • youth recreation, leadership, and education programs;
  • cultural programs, and particularly those that target underserved communities; and,
  • radio, television, and social media programming in support of the above four objectives.
Eligibility Criteria
  • The U.S. Embassy The Hague encourages applications from all sectors: committed and organized civil-society organizations, local representatives of civil society, think tanks, non-governmental organizations, academic institutions, and individuals.
  • The Embassy  encourages applicants to provide cost-sharing from additional sources in support of this project.
  • The Embassy also encourages projects that use highly skilled volunteers as an element of cost-sharing.
  • Applications should explain clearly other likely sources of funding and how the volunteers will be used.
How to Apply
Applicants can apply via given website.
Eligible Country: Netherlands
For more information, please visit Small Grant Program.

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