Civic Education Home Stay Small Grants Program

The United States Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, acting through the Office of Public Affairs, is pleased to announce a Notice of funding opportunities for two types of Civic Education programs that address school segregation or other problems that divide students along ethnic lines.

These
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projects should advance Education for Democracy and Hhelp remove obstacles to integration in education.

Small grants competition will support projects designed explicitly as home-stay exchange programs to contribute to democracy and human rights education with interaction and the development of tolerance between the ethnically, religiously and geographically diverse communities of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

In addition to the core exchange program activities, the mandatory requirement is a component of family engagement in which participants will stay in the homes of fellow participants from different ethnic or religious backgrounds, and engage in volunteer projects in both communities.

Priority will be given to innovative programs that bring together youth (ages 12-24) from communities across ethnic, geographical, and administrative lines and engage large number of youth in community improvement activity in each host town.

Detailed budget should be expressed in USD, with a maximum amount of $20,00 0.
Agency: Department of State

Office: U.S. Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina

Estimated Funding: Not Available





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Not Available

Additional Information of Eligibility:
All BiH non-profit organizations, educational institutions and independent media are eligible to apply.

Proof of past performance implementing similar activities is required (include dates, number of participants from different entities/cantons/ethnic groups, location, and point of reference).

Applicants must demonstrate an ability to work in all parts of BiH, whether independently or in cooperation with a partner school/organization.



Full Opportunity Web Address:


Contact:
Samra AlibegicAdministrative ClerkPhone 0038733704000

Agency Email Description:
SarajevoHomestayBiH@state.gov

Agency Email:
alibegics@state.gov

Date Posted:
2017-06-16

Application Due Date:
2017-07-17

Archive Date:
2017-08-16



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