PROGRAM DESCRIPTION U. S. Embassy Tbilisi announces an open competition for Democracy Commission Small Grants Program (DemCom).
The United States initiated in 1994 as a flexible mechanism to enable embassies to support local democratic initiatives in the countries of Central, Eastern
Europe, and the post-Soviet States.The implementing body at each mission is the Democracy Commission, chaired by the Deputy Chief of Mission and including the Public Affairs Officer, other members of the Country Team, and representatives of U. S. Government agencies.
The purpose of the Democracy Commission Small Grants Program is to award grants for specific projects that support democracy, enhance the development of democratic institutions and foster education of civil society in Georgia.
Grants will be awarded to non-governmental, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and media organizations based and registered in Georgia.The maximum amount of a grant is $50,000 per project.