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Dec 04, 2017

DEMOCRACY COMMISSION SMALL GRANTS PROGRAM - U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY SARAJEVO, OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS

NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY


U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY SARAJEVO, OFFICE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS

NOTICE OF FUNDING OPPORTUNITY

Funding Opportunity Title:            DEMOCRACY COMMISSION SMALL GRANTS PROGRAM       

Funding Opportunity Number:      002-FY2018

Deadline for Application:               Friday, January 19, 2018

CFDA Number:                                19.900

Length of Performance Period:     12 months

Number of Awards Anticipated:    At least 25 depending on amount of each grant

Award Amounts:                             Awards may range from USD 1,000 to USD 50,000

Total Available Funding:                USD 700,000

Type of Funding:                             FY17/18 Assistance to Europe, Eurasia and Central Asia (AEECA) under the Foreign Assistance Act

Anticipated Award Date:                May/June 2018

Funding Instrument Type:             Grant, Fixed Amount Award (FAA)

 

The United States Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, through the Office of Public Affairs, is pleased to announce a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Democracy Commission Small Grants Program.  **There are new requirements this year, so please read all the instructions below carefully before beginning your application.**

 

The U.S. Embassy receives hundreds of proposals and takes time to carefully review each application.  We expect to inform applicants of the status of their proposals approximately 4-6 months from the closing date of this Notice of Funding Opportunity.  Funding decisions are contingent on the availability of funds.  The U.S. Embassy reserves the right to cancel this Notice of Funding Opportunity at any time without any commitment to any applicant.

For more information, please contact us by phone: + 387 33 704-344, 704-285, 704-300, fax:  + 387 33 704-432 or an e-mail [email protected] 

DEMOCRACY COMMISSION SMALL GRANTS PROGRAM      

This program supports NGO efforts to enable greater citizen participation in fighting corruption, transparency in government, preventing brain drain, enhancing human rights (including gender equality and the rights of persons with disabilities), building a tolerant and multi-ethnic society, supporting independent media, and countering violent extremism.

PROJECT THEMES

Projects should deal with one of the following themes

  •  Anti-corruption
  • Transparency in government
  • Human rights including rights for persons with disabilities and the LGBT community
  • Youth employment and activism
  • Media
  • Euro-Atlantic integration
  • Countering violent extremism
  • Environment – energy efficiency, air pollution and waste management

 

APPLICATION PACKAGE:

More information HERE.