U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe: Democracy Commission Small Grants Program 2017

Deadline: Various

The U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe is seeking applications for its 2017 Democracy Commission Small Grants Program.

The purpose of the program is to award small grants for specific projects that support the development of democratic institutions in Tajikistan. Primarily, grants will be awarded to non-governmental, non-profit organizations (NGOs).

Funding Information

The amount of a grant must not be more than $50,000 (USD), but the Commission will give priority to applications that implement similar projects with lower budgets.

Themes and Deadlines

  • Building Community Resilience – Deadline: 10 March 2017
  • Empowerment of Vulnerable Communities – Deadline: 17 March 2017
  • Support for the free-flow of Information – Deadline: 17 March 2017

Eligibility Criteria

  • To be eligible for consideration, every applicant must be engaged in or carry out a project the purpose of which is to promote the development of democratic institutions in Tajikistan.
  • The U.S. Embassy’s Democracy Commission Grant Program is limited to organizations based in Tajikistan.
  • Projects NOT funded by the U.S. Embassy Democracy Commission Program include those requested by non Tajikistani organizations, those relating to partisan political activity, charitable activity and humanitarian aid, fund-raising campaigns, commercial projects, those involving individuals not affiliated with an organization that can provide long-term sustainability to the project, and those that duplicate existing projects.

How to Apply

Proposals should be submitted in English only via e-mail at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Tajikistan

For more information, please visit Democracy Commission Grant Program.

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