Ukraine: USG Exchange Alumni Small Grants

SUMMARY:
The U. S. Embassy in Kyiv announces the 2017 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,
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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 detail below.

Applications will be accepted until January 31, 201 7. GOALS:
Ukraine is continuing its ambitious effort to reform its institutions to bring transparency to governance, reduce corruption, enhance democracy, and grow its economy while pursuing greater integration with Western institutions.

Alumni of U. S. government-sponsored professional and academic exchanges have made significant contributions to this effort by sharing skills and best practices acquired during their U. S. exchange experience with colleagues and communities across Ukraine.

With funding support from the Alumni Small Grants Program, the U. S. government seeks to support alumni initiatives.

Applications may be found at https://ukraine.usembassy.gov/programs-grants/current-programs-and-grants.html Applications should be submitted in either Ukrainian OR English to KyivAlumniGrants@state.gov (please do not use Google translate or other programs to fill out your application).

Agency: Department of State

Office: U.S. Mission to Ukraine

Estimated Funding: $150,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Not Available

Additional Information of Eligibility:
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.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://ukraine.usembassy.gov/programs-grants/current-programs-and-grants.html

Contact:
Anna SumarCultural Affairs AssistantPhone 011380445215538

Agency Email Description:
Work E-mail

Agency Email:
KyivAlumniGrants@state.gov

Date Posted:
2016-12-23

Application Due Date:
2017-01-31

Archive Date:
2017-03-02



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