U.S. Mission to the United Kingdom: Seeking Applications for Youth Exchange on Social Cohesion Programme

Deadline: 13 February 2018

The Embassy of the United States in London is seeking applications for its Youth Exchange on Social Cohesion to develop and implement a 14 to 21-day group exchange program to the United States for up to 10 UK-based high school aged participants to focus on efforts in the U.S. to counter hate crimes and build community resilience to conflict. With a strong focus on community and engagement with American interlocutors, UK participants will immerse themselves in U.S. society through discussions, dialogue groups, workshops, site visits and professional appointments.

The exchange aims to provide an opportunity for young people to exchange ideas on how communities in the U.S. and UK promote hope and inclusion while standing up to hate and extremism

Objectives

  • Prevent violent extremism and radicalization by encouraging the building of strong, resilient communities
  • Exchange of best practices in the U.S. and UK to support social cohesion

Fields of Interest

  • Inclusion and tolerance
  • Community cohesion campaigns
  • Economic and social justice
  • Tracking and reporting hate crimes
  • Youth activism

Funding Information

  • Estimated Total Program Funding: $75,000
  • Award Ceiling: $75,000
  • Award Floor: $50,000

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
  • Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

How to Apply

Applicants can download the application form via given website.

For more information, please visit Grants.gov.

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