Saturday, April 20, 2019

U.S. Embassy in Montenegro announces Public Affairs Office Grants Program 2019

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Deadline: 24 May 2019

The U.S. Embassy Podgorica/Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Department of State has announced an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program to address one of the priority areas stated below.
Program Objectives
The United States Embassy in Podgorica supports specific projects and initiatives on the topics listed below through awards ranging from $5,000 to $10,000.
This year’s topics should include the following:
  • Women’s Advocacy and Empowerment
  • Youth Empowerment through Educational Initiatives
  • Community Engagement*
  • Civil Justice Reform**
  • Social Entrepreneurship***
  • U.S.-Montenegrin Relations through Arts
* The U.S. Embassy encourages local projects to better Montenegrin communities. While topics may vary, successful proposals should identify how the applicant will mobilize local communities to address local challenges.
** The U.S. Embassy encourages projects that (1) identify obstacles to judicial expediency in civil cases (e.g. the commercial court and other civil forums) and (2) provide recommendations/actions to address those challenges.
*** Successful social entrepreneurship projects will propose solutions to community-based challenges. Entrepreneurs seeking funding for commercial efforts need not apply.
Funding Information
Award amounts: Awards may range from a minimum of $5,000 to a maximum of $10,000.
Eligible Applicants
  • Grants are awarded to Montenegro based non-governmental organizations (NGOs), to U.S. alumni, and other organizations that have displayed trustworthiness.
  • The following foreign organizations from Montenegro are eligible to apply:
    • Not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations.
    • U.S. Alumni.
    • Other organizations that have displayed trustworthiness.
How to Apply
All application materials and/or questions should be e-mailed at the address given on the website.
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