U.S. Embassy in Macedonia: Democracy Commission Grants Program

Deadline: 1 March 2018

Applications are open for the U.S. Embassy Democracy Commission Grants Program to award grants to Macedonian non-profit and non-governmental organizations and independent media for projects that support the development of democratic institutions in the Republic of Macedonia.

Eligible Projects

The Commission is most interested in projects relating to:

  • Promoting rule of law / effective administration in justice
  • Institutionalization of open, pluralistic, democratic political processes at the local level
  • Civic education and civil society
  • Empowerment of women and youth and interethnic community building
  • Promoting economic and business development
  • Fostering independent media / enhancing professionalism in the media

Funding Information

The maximum Democracy Commission grant is $24,000.

Evaluation Criteria

The Democracy Commission will evaluate proposals according to the following criteria:

  • Relevance of topic
  • Clarity in goals, activities, and target group
  • Please explain how applicants will measure success. What are the expected outcomes of applicant’s project?
  • Sensible budgeting
  • Longer-term sustainability, where applicable
  • The ability of the applying organization to successfully carry out the project aims

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Macedonia

For more information, please visit Democracy Commission Grants Program.

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