U.S. Mission to India: Regional Alumni Conference- Promoting an Open, Stable, and Prosperous Indo-Pacific

Deadline: 20 February 2019

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate General in Kolkata (PAS Kolkata) is inviting proposals for a regional alumni conference in Kolkata.

The focus of the conference is to strengthen the existing alumni network in East India and neighboring countries, promote regional collaboration among alumni, and contribute to the professional and personal development of the participants. The conference will include a follow-on component where alumni will team up together to develop projects that promote a secure, stable, and prosperous region.

Based on funding availability, the Recipient organization will partner with PAS Kolkata to implement a one-and-half day conference for approximately 100 State Department exchange alumni.


  • Provide alumni with tools to continue to engage with their communities in support of mutual goals;
  • Foster a sense of shared identity and dialogue among alumni, and;
  • Increase alumni knowledge about U.S. policies and priorities.


  • Promotion of regional connectivity and collaboration between alumni;
  • Leveraging the knowledge, skills, and expertise of alumni to promote a secure, stable and prosperous region, and;
  • Creation of an active network of State Department exchange alumni in the Indo-Pacific.

Funding Information

  • Estimated Total Program Funding: $54,000
  • Award Ceiling: $54,000
  • Award Floor: $45,000

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Private institutions of higher education

How to Apply

Application must be submitted online via given website.

For more information, please visit Grants.gov.

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