Deadline: 6 January 2017
The Public Affairs Section at the U.S. Embassy to Turkey is seeking applications for its Small Grants Program.
Preference will be given to individuals and organizations with a proven track record of executing superior cultural and NGO events and programs. Applications with an American component such as a scholar, speaker, artist, performer, author, etc., are considered stronger. Applications requesting Embassy co -financing are also considered stronger. Projects should have a public teaching/public dialogue or educational component.
Funding is available to support projects that:
- Reinforce U.S.-Turkish Shared Values – Projects which promote U.S. culture, including music, art, sports, and education, including American Studies, English and promotion of studying in the United States, or which support human rights, women’s and youth empowerment, diversity and acceptance of minority groups, and other areas of mutual interest that promote freedom and democracy.
- Strengthen Economic Prosperity – Projects which encourage trade and investment between the United States and Turkey, and support entrepreneurship and innovation. Projects which support science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) among Turkish youth.
- The total amount requested per grant cannot exceed $15,000.
- Applicants may submit only one project per call.
- Legally registered non-profit organizations such as associations (dernek) or foundations (vakıf) and individuals operating in Turkey.
- The Mission cannot give grants to commercial firms/for-profit firms, municipalities or government establishments.
- Non-profit educational institutions (such as universities) can apply.
How to Apply
All applications must be submitted electronically at the address given on the website.
Eligible Country: Turkey
For more information, please visit Small Grants Program.