U.S. Embassy in Skopje, Macedonia: Embassy’s Public Diplomacy Grants Program

Deadline: 4 July 2018

The U.S. Embassy Skopje Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Department of State has announced that funding is available through the Embassy’s public diplomacy grants program for creative new ideas and projects that increase mutual understanding between the U.S. and Macedonia and promote the bilateral relationship.

Topic areas eligible for funding includes entrepreneurship and innovation; countering violent extremism; and cultural diversity and empowering undeserved communities.

Activities

  • Youth engagement, leadership, and education programs, including initiatives that establish exchanges between the youth of Macedonia and the United States
  • Bringing an American expert performer to Macedonia
  • Conferences, workshops, forums, panel discussions, and master classes on American themes or issues of mutual interest
  • Exhibitions of works by Americans or on American themes
  • Cultural programs, particularly those that target youth and underserved communities
  • Television and social media programming in support of the above objectives

Funding Information

  • The total amount available is expected to be up to $60,000.
  • Most awards are expected to be around $5,000, with a minimum of $1,000 and a maximum of $20,000.
  • Projects generally must be completed in one year or less.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The U.S. Embassy encourages applications from local non-governmental organizations.
  • U.S. NGOs may apply, but preference is given to partnerships that develop the capacity of NGOs in Macedonia and include plans to transfer programs to sustainable local management.

How to Apply

Applicants can download the application package via given website.

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

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