U.S. Embassy in the Philippines: U.S. Embassy Club (USEC) Community Services Project Grant

Deadline: 31 January 2018

The U.S. Embassy Club (USEC) is seeking applications to offer financial grants to local organizations dedicated to improving the lives of women and children.

USEC primary focus is to assist organizations in the metro Manila area with small-scale projects in the areas of health, education, livelihood, and the environment.

The United States Embassy Club is a charitable giving and volunteer organization made up of U.S. Embassy Manila employees and their family members. USEC began more than 45 years ago and has evolved into a volunteer club dedicated to improving the lives of women and children in the Philippines.

Funding Information

Grants are awarded for a one year period. USEC normally provides grants within the Php 30,000-50,000 range per project. The maximum award for any application is Php 100,000.

Criteria

The project should:

  • Address women, children, or other vulnerable populations in the metro Manila area.
  • Exhibits gender sensitive project.
  • Demonstrate community support. Only projects that help less fortunate Filipinos residing in the Philippines are eligible.
  • Permit quick implementation and impact. Projects must have a definite start and end date within a one year timeframe.
  • Be sustainable. Programs should be capable of continuing on their own after the funding ends. (NOTE: Salaries, office rent, supplies, food, administrative costs do not demonstrate sustainability.)
  • Demonstrate supplemental projects. They should not be used to relieve an organization of the responsibility to provide for its own on-going programs.
  • Be conducted by registered non-profit organizations.
  • Have clearly measurable results. The grant recipient needs to report on the impact of funding.
  • The organization must provide volunteer opportunities to members of USEC and the Embassy Community.

How to Apply

Applicants can download the application form via given website.

For more information, please visit U.S. Embassy Club (USEC).

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