Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN): Inviting Applicants for Alumni Small Grants Program

Deadline: 28 December 2018

Applicants are invited to apply for the Alumni Small Grants Program which is jointly administered by the U.S. Embassy and the Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN).

In the previous grant cycle (2013 – 2016), PUAN awarded 150 grants for projects of up to US $5,000 to alumni across Pakistan. These projects helped increase mutual understanding, community engagement, and invested in people by funding programs that support improving educational opportunities.

Funding Information

  • The maximum funding available is US $5,000 (equivalent in local currency at the prevailing exchange rate). PUAN reserves the right to award a grant at a higher amount in limited circumstances.
  • The maximum duration for each project is four (4) months from the date of signing the Grant Award Document (GAD).

Eligibility Criteria

  • All registered and verified exchange alumni in Pakistan are eligible to apply for the grant.
  • Funding is available for projects that:
    • Support and develop new Pakistani voices and leaders;
    • Provide educational or economic opportunities for Pakistani youth and the general public;
    • Create opportunities for engagement between the people of Pakistan and regional neighbors;
    • Advance the public good and promote community service in Pakistan;
    • Increase understanding about the United States and the American people, or strengthen mutual understanding between the United States and Pakistan.

How to Apply

All project applications must be submitted via email at the address given on the website.

Eligible Country: Pakistan

For more information, please visit Alumni Small Grants Program.

  • Jawad Shah says:

    AOA.
    Relief Human Rights Organization is a Registered Chariy under the Society of Registration Act 1860 with Provincial Govt (KP) Pakistan.
    having Profile more than two and Half Years in Human rights Protections in Poor Violated Societies and The Current BOD,s working Voluntarily.
    So has RHRO Eligible For this Grant?????
    Head Office of Relief Human Rights Organization
    KPK Pakistan

    • Reena says:

      Hi Jawad Shah,

      To get detailed information on eligibility criteria and application requirements, please visit the link provided at the end of the post.

      Good Luck!

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