Democracy Commission Small Grants


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.

Program Objectives:
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.

Agency: Department of State

Office: U.S. Mission to Georgia

Estimated Funding: $450,000

Who's Eligible

Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Link to Full Announcement SGA-DFA-PY-10-09

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible Applicants: The following organizations are eligible to apply: · Georgian not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations; · Higher Education Institutions.· Independent media outlets registered in Georgia.

Other Eligibility Requirements: In order to be eligible to receive an award, all organizations must have a unique entity identifier (Data Universal Numbering System/DUNS number from Dun & Bradstreet), as well as a valid registration on

Please see Section D.4 for information on how to obtain these registrations.

Please note that process of registration on the portal can take substantial amount of time, so we recommend starting the process as early as possible.

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Agency Email Description:
Tbilisi Grants Team

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