Alumni Engagement Innovatin Fund (AEIF)

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
February 29th, 2024
Close Date
March 15th, 2024
Total Funding
$35,000.00
Award Ceiling
$35,000.00
Award Floor
$5,000.00
Expected No. Awards
3
Opportunity No.
PAS-GUA-FY24-01

Agency

U.S. Mission to Guatemala (DOS-GTM)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Other

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Additional Information

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Summary

The U.S. Mission to Guatemala is offering the Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) grant opportunity. This grant aims to support alumni of U.S. government-funded and sponsored exchange programs in implementing public service projects. The projects should focus on various themes, including mitigating the negative effects of climate change and environmental degradation, reducing the root causes of irregular migration, promoting the rule of law and ethics, transparency, and anticorruption, protecting and supporting human rights, promoting inclusive economic development through training for entrepreneurs, and building the capacity of civil society, media, and academia to promote democracy and good governance. The grant requires project teams to be composed of at least three State Department program alumni. Non-profit organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions can serve as implementing partners but are not eligible to apply in their own name. The grant has an award ceiling of $35,000 and an award floor of $5,000. The deadline for submission is March 15, 2024. For more information, please visit the related documents.

Description

The Embassy of the United States in Guatemala announces an open competition for alumni (i.e., past participants) of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to submit applications to the Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) for the 2024 cycle. Proposals must be submitted by teams composed of three or more State Department program alumni and must meet all program eligibility requirements as listed below: The U.S. Embassy in Guatemala will review public service projects proposed and managed by teams composed of at least three (3) alumni that support themes such as: ● Mitigating the negative effects of climate change and other environmental degradation. ● Reducing the root causes of irregular migration. ● Promoting the rule of law and ethics, transparency and anticorruption. ● Protecting and supporting human rights. ● Promoting inclusive economic development through training for entrepreneurs. ● Building the capacity of civil society, media, and academia to promote democracy and good governance.

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Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant