U.S. Embassy in Skopje, Macedonia: Annual Program Statement

Deadline: 1 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 projects that increase mutual understanding between the U.S. and Macedonia and promote the bilateral relationship.

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

Funding Information

  • The total amount available is expected to be up to $60,000.
  • Most awards are expected to be between $5,000 and $7,000, with a maximum of $20,000.

Activities

Activities that are typically funded include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Youth engagement, leadership, and education programs, including initiatives that establish exchanges between the youth of Macedonia and the United States
  • Bringing an American expert speaker or 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

Eligibility Criteria

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

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

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

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