U.S. Embassy in Armenia: Democracy Commission Small Grants Program

Deadline: 7 January 2018

U.S. Embassy in Yerevan, Armenia has announced the Democracy Commission Small Grants Program competition for fiscal year 2018 to fund initiatives that develop democracy, promote respect for human rights, and support civic education in Armenia.

Focus Areas

Special consideration will be given to proposals that focus on one or more of the following:

  • Enhance cooperation among the media, civil society, and the general public to eliminate different forms of corruption;
  • Advance human rights, especially those with a focus on minorities and vulnerable groups within society, including individuals with disabilities, victims of gender-based violence, refugees, and members of the LGBTI community;
  • Promote opportunities for women and integrate women into decision-making processes within their communities, especially those with a focus on young women;
  • Support transparency and accountability in governance;
  • Develop independent, diverse, and pluralistic media in Armenia, including investigative journalism;
  • Enhance economic growth and development and particularly entrepreneurship and tourism in Armenia;
  • Promote reconciliation and lasting partnerships between the people of Armenia and Azerbaijan and/or Turkey, including plans for continued cooperation after the project ends.

Funding Information

  • Award Floor: $ 5,000
  • Award Ceiling: $ 24,000

Eligibility Criteria

  • Non-governmental, non-for-profit organizations (NGOs) and independent media outlets registered in Armenia.
  • Grants may not be used for partisan political activities.

How to Apply

All applications must be written in English and submitted via using the application portal available on the given website.

Eligible Country: Armenia

For more information, please visit U.S. Embassy in Armenia.

Fiji Women’s Fund: Inviting Women’s Groups, Networks and Organisations in Fiji

BST: Call for Applications for CSOs and Groups from Armenia

Hindustan Unilever Foundation: Supporting Solutions that can Transform India’s Water Footprint in Agriculture

Submit Proposals for Empower Beyond Borders! Regional Empowerment Grants Program

USAID Request for Applications: Cambodian Civil Society Strengthening (CCSS) Project Grant

Voice Call for Proposals: Inviting CSOs for Laos Sudden Opportunity Grant Program

Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation: Seeking Applications for Conflict and Violence Grant

EU Call for Proposals: Support to Cultural Activities

Submit Applications for ICO Grants Programme!

Manusher Jonno Foundation: Seeking Expression of Interests for SAMPREETI

Captain Planet Foundation’s ecoTech Grants: Addressing Environmental Problems in the U.S.

Applications Open for Professional Development Grant Program!

Captain Planet Foundation’s ecoSolution Grants: Building the Next Generation of Environmental Stewards

U.S. Embassy in Austria: Seeking Proposals for Austrian-American Partnership Fund

Applications Open for ANZ Seeds of Renewal Grant Program!

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of DRL: Internet Freedom Core Support for Anti-Censorship Technology

U.S. Embassy in Mali: Ambassador’s Special Self-Help (SSH) Program

UNFPA/Mongolia: Public Awareness Raising Activities by NGOs and Academic Institutions on GBV or Domestic Violence

U.S. Embassy in Ghana: Public Affairs Small Grants Program

AIDS United: Request for Applications for ‘HIV Hurricane Relief Effort’ Program

Australian Government: Financial Crisis and Material Aid-Food Relief Grant Program

The Dunhill Medical Trust: Seeking Applications for Research Project Grants

Youth Service America (YSA): Seeking Applications for 2018-2019 Lead Agency Grants Program

Request for Proposals: Advancing Comprehensive Healthcare Delivery Models