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U.S. Embassy in Colombia seeking Applications for Public Affairs Small Grant Program

U.S. Embassy in Colombia seeking Applications for Public Affairs Small Grant Program

Deadline: 31 March 2020

U.S. Embassy in Bogota, Colombia has announced that funding is available through the Mission’s Public Affairs Small Grant Program.

10+ Funders for Agriculture, Food and Nutrition
10+ Global Donors for Improving Lives of Children in Poor Countries
10+ Donors that believe in building NGO capacities for Civil Society Development
15+ Donors for Saving the Planet: Grants for Environment, Conservation and Wildlife
The Embassy has particular interest in projects that have a strong link to the United States and promote the teaching of English, benefit under served populations, promote student and teacher exchange between the United States and Colombia, promote entrepreneurship, promote U.S. culture in Colombia, promote the exchange of ideas between the United States and Colombia, and promote Colombia’s transition to peace.

Funding Information

Grants is sized upto $5,000 to $20,000 US dollars;
Grants cannot be used to fund religious or partisan political activity or for: fundraising campaigns; commercial projects or for-profit ventures; individual academic research projects; construction projects; or projects whose primary objective is an organization’s institutional development or an individual’s personal enrichment or career development.
Eligibility Criteria

20+ Donors standing up for Human Rights and Equality
10+ International Donors seeking to improve Access to Water, Hygiene and Sanitation
20+ Global Donors for Empowering Women and Girls
25+ Donors for the Empowerment of Youth
Eligible applicants include Colombian not-for-profit organizations registered in Colombia, including non-governmental organizations, individuals,educational/cultural institutions, and governmental organizations.

Selection Criteria

Each application submitted under this announcement will be evaluated and rated on the basis of the following evaluation criteria:

Completeness, coherence, clarity, relevance to the priority themes listed above, the project’s link to the United States, and soundness of the project’s budget;
The criteria are designed to assess the quality of the proposed project, and to determine the likelihood of its success.
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