Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) 2024

AEIF provides alumni of U. S. government-sponsored exchange programs with funding to expand on skills gained during their exchange experiences to design and implement innovative solutions to global challenges facing their community.

Since its inception in 2011, AEIF has funded nearly 500 alumni-led

projects around the world through a competitive global competition.

This year, AEIF 2024 will support United States’ commitment to Promote sustainable development and mutual prosperity through expanded and deepened partnerships and mutual understanding.

U. S. Embassy Addis Ababa will accept projects proposed and managed by teams of at least two (2) alumni that support themes such as:
· Alumni to lead projects aimed at revitalizing and broadening the exchange of knowledge, expertise, and cultural understanding between Americans and Ethiopians.

· Utilize their acquired transferable skills to foster sustainable and impactful initiatives that promote stronger people-to-people connections, Proposals must address Promote sustainable development and mutual prosperity through expanded and deepened partnerships and mutual understanding.

Proposals that do not address the theme as outlined in the program objectives will be deemed ineligible.

A ll project activities must take place outside of the United States and its territories.
Agency: Department of State

Office: U.S. Mission to Ethiopia

Estimated Funding: $6,500,000

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Additional Information of Eligibility:
The following individuals are eligible to apply: • Applicants must be alumni of a U. S. government-funded or a U. S. government-sponsored exchange program (

• Projects teams must include teams of at least two (2) alumni.

• Alumni who are U. S. citizens may not submit proposals, but U. S. citizen alumni may participate as team members in a project.

• Alumni teams may be comprised of alumni from different exchange programs and/or different countries.

• Applications must be submitted by exchange alumni or alumni associations of USG exchange alumni.

No other organizations are eligible to apply.

Exchange alumni can partner with not-for-profit or non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions to implement project activities.

The grant can be issued to the individual alumni or the partner organization.

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