U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru announces 2019 Alumni Small Grants Program

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Deadline: 3 June 2019

The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy Lima has announced a limited competition for assistance awards through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). PAS Lima invites Peruvian alumni of U.S. Government-funded exchanges and training programs to submit proposals for the 2019 Alumni Small Grants Program.

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The program offers Peruvian exchange program alumni an opportunity to make a difference in their communities by implementing projects of up to one year focused on strategic policy themes that reinforce the relationship between the people of the United States and the people of Peru.

This program will help alumni build on the experiences, knowledge, and skills acquired during their U.S. exchange or U.S Embassy-initiated training programs by implementing projects that apply their engagement to the benefit of local or regional communities.

Objectives

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Projects proposed should address one or more of the themes below:

  • Expanding Economic Opportunity, Social Inclusion, and Democracy.
  • Sustainably Managing Natural Resources.
  • Improving Citizen Security.
  • Combatting Transnational Organized Crime.
  • Developing Alumni Capacity: Programs that promote alumni leadership, networking, outreach, English, professional development, digital tools, NGO management, social entrepreneurship, and volunteerism.

(Note: This field is not designed for individual professional development, but rather to strengthen the alumni network on a larger scale.)

Award Information

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  • Anticipated Award Amount: Grants valued up to $5,000 each.
  • Anticipated Award Period: Up to 12 months.

Eligibility Criteria

  • This project will be funded by FY2019 Public Diplomacy Funding and authorized by either the SmithMundt Act or the Fulbright-Hays Act, and is subject to statutory limitations of such funding. Individual Peruvian citizens and non-profit, non-governmental Peruvian organizations are eligible to apply if they meet the following criteria:
    • Individuals: Any Peruvian citizen who is an alumnus or alumna of an eligible U.S. Government funded exchange or training programs may apply.
    • Organizations: A registered Peruvian non-governmental, nonprofit organization is eligible if:
      • An individual U.S. government exchange program alumnus or alumna is a member,
      • That exchange program participant will have a significant role in the planning and implementation of the project.
  • Individuals and Organizations Not Eligible to Apply:
    • Commercial entities may not apply. U.S. and third-country alumni are not eligible to apply but are encouraged to participate as project members.

Other Eligibility Guidelines

  • Alumni may submit only one proposal as a team leader, but may be team members on multiple projects.
  • Preference will be given to proposals that involve other alumni across the country and/or region.
  • This NOFO is part of a greater effort to fund projects throughout Peru over the course of three years.
  • Last year’s projects focused on Arequipa, Cusco, Ica, Junín, La Libertad, and San Martín. Thus, this year, preference will be given to proposals from alumni based in the following regions of Peru: Amazonas, Áncash, Apurimac, Ayacucho, Cajamarca, Huancavelica, Huánuco, Lambayeque, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Moquegua, Pasco, Piura, Puno, Tacna, Tumbes or Ucayali.
  • Alumni are encouraged to partner with organizations to provide in-cash or in-kind contributions to enhance the impact of the project, though this will not be included in the criteria for evaluation.

How to Apply

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All application materials may be submitted electronically via email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit https://pe.usembassy.gov/education-culture/grants-funding-opportunities/

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