U.S. Mission to the Czech Republic: Seeking Applications for Small Grants Program
Deadline: 31 March 2019
The U.S. Embassy in Prague, Czech Republic has announced an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out programs with outstanding merit that support the U.S. Government’s broad goals of fostering mutual cooperation between the United States and the Czech Republic with a focus on one or more of the Embassy’s priority themes and initiatives listed here:
- Fighting corruption / Rule of Law
- 30th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution
- Cyber Security
- U.S.-Czech Relations
- Promoting democracy, good governance & rule of law
- Strengthening of civil society
- Promoting Human rights & minority integration
- Sports and Cultural programing
- Educational initiatives
- Science, Technology, Engineering, and math (STEM)-related projects
- Gender Equality
- Energy Security
Grant submissions should include a clear description of program/project objectives, goals, activities (workshops, conferences, training, publications, performances, etc.) or programming components as well as an estimated budget. Proposals linked to U.S. Embassy priority themes are given preference.
- Award amounts: awards may range from a minimum of $3,000 to a maximum of $20,000
- Length of performance period: up to 24 months
- Anticipated program start day: May 2019
Participants and Audiences
Proposals should target participants or audiences located within the Czech Republic.
- The following organizations are eligible to apply:
- Not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations
- Public and private educational institutions
- Public international organizations and governmental institutions
- Please note that Embassy grants CANNOT be used to fund religious organizations or partisan political activities; individual trips abroad (i.e. out of the Czech Republic); trade activities; fundraising campaigns; charitable activities; humanitarian aid; commercial projects; scientific research; projects whose primary aim is the institutional development and operational costs of the organization; or representational expenses (lunch, alcoholic beverages, flowers, etc.).
How to Apply
All applications must be submitted electronically to the address given on the website.
For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=312477