Wednesday, July 26, 2017

U.S. Embassy in Lithuania: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Ritu Saini,

Deadline: 25 August 2017
The U.S. Embassy in Vilnius, Lithuania is seeking applications for its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program to provide funding to organizations and, in some cases, individuals that implement projects which support U.S. Embassy priorities.
As part of the Annual Program Statement, the Embassy encourages proposals that support the following Embassy goals:
  • Increasing cultural, educational, and economic ties between Americans and Lithuanians;
  • Safeguarding people’s right to accurate information;
  • Promoting democratic values, human rights, and an inclusive society; and
  • Addressing issues of good governance, such as transparency and anti-corruption.
Preference will be given to proposals that: focus on long-term initiatives, reach audiences of strategic importance, and/or can demonstrate a sustained positive impact in the community.  All programs must have an American element.
Eligibility Criteria
  • In deciding which proposals to support, the Embassy will give consideration to the full range and diversity of Lithuanian non-profit organizations – cultural, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and educational – and will seek to target geographically and demographically diverse audiences in Lithuania.
  • Lithuanian and U.S. citizens may apply as individuals, but preference is generally given to projects proposed by organizations.
How to Apply
Organizations or individuals wishing to submit proposals should complete the forms and submit complete application packages online via e-mail at the address given on the website.
Eligible Countries: Lithuanian and United States
For more information, please visit U.S. Embassy in Lithuania.

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