U.S. Department of State, Bureau of ECA: International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) 2018

Deadline: 13 July 2017

The Office of International Visitors, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA/PE/V), United States Department of State (DOS), announces an open competition for up to eight assistance awards to administer the FY 2018 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) to build mutual understanding between the U.S. and other nations through carefully designed short-term visits to the U.S. for current and emerging leaders.

The U.S. Department of State’s premier professional exchange program, the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), supports U.S. foreign policy goals and helps strengthen U.S. engagement with countries around the world.

Project Themes

  • Border security
  • Counterterrorism
  • Democracy and human rights
  • Economic and business development
  • Education
  • Sustainable development
  • Government transparency and freedom of information
  • International crime
  • Media
  • Rule of law
  • Science and technology
  • U.S. foreign policy
  • Women’s empowerment
  • U.S. government and political systems

Funding Information

  • Floor of Award Range: $640,000
  • Ceiling of Award Range: $6,600,000
  • Approximate Average Award: $2,100,000

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applications may be submitted by U.S. public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3).
  • Bureau grant guidelines require that organizations with less than four years of experience in conducting international exchanges be limited to $130,000 in Bureau funding.
  • ECA anticipates making up to eight awards, with a minimum award amount of $640,000 pending the availability of FY 2018 funds, to support administrative costs required to implement this exchange program. Therefore, organizations with less than four years’ experience in conducting international exchanges are ineligible to apply under this competition.
  • Bureau grant guidelines require that organizations with less than four years of experience in conducting international exchanges be limited to $130,000 in Bureau funding.
  • ECA anticipates making up to eight awards, with a minimum award amount of $640,000 pending the availability of FY 2018 funds, to support administrative costs required to implement this exchange program. Therefore, organizations with less than four years’ experience in conducting international exchanges are ineligible to apply under this competition.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online via given website.

For more information, please visit Grants.gov.

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