Alumni Engagement Innovative Fund FY24

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
November 21st, 2023
Close Date
February 9th, 2024
Total Funding
$70,000.00
Award Ceiling
$35,000.00
Award Floor
$5,000.00
Expected No. Awards
2
Opportunity No.
BF-AEIF-FY24-01

Agency

U.S. Mission to Burkina Faso (DOS-BFA)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Other

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The U.S. Mission to Burkina Faso is offering the Alumni Engagement Innovative Fund FY24 grant opportunity. This grant is aimed at past participants of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs. The purpose of this grant is to provide funding for alumni to design and implement innovative solutions to global challenges facing their community. The U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou is specifically looking for public service projects proposed and managed by teams of at least two alumni. The grant has an award ceiling of $35,000 and an award floor of $5,000. The estimated total program funding is $70,000, and it is expected that two awards will be given. The deadline for submission is February 9, 2024. For more information and inquiries, contact OuagaPDCultural@state.gov.

Description

The U.S. Embassy Burkina Faso announces an open competition for past participants (“alumni”) of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to submit applications to the 2024 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF 2024). We seek proposals from teams of at least two alumni that meet all program eligibility requirements below. Exchange alumni interested in participating in AEIF 2024 should submit proposals to OuagaPDCultural@state.gov by February 10, 2024. Please follow all instructions below. Program Objectives: AEIF provides alumni of U.S. government-sponsored and facilitated exchange programs with funding to expand on skills gained during their exchange experience to design and implement innovative solutions to global challenges facing their community. Since its inception in 2011, AEIF has funded nearly 500 alumni-led projects around the world through a competitive global competition. This year, AEIF 2024 will support United States’ commitment to promote return to democracy and improved governance, improve peace and security and promote development, trade, and economic growth. U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou will accept public service projects proposed and managed by teams of at least two (2) alumni that support the goals.

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Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant