Alumni Support for Local Communities Fund (2024-2025)

Active
Yes
Status
Posted
Published Date
June 11th, 2024
Close Date
July 15th, 2024
Total Funding
$30,000.00
Award Ceiling
$30,000.00
Award Floor
$5,000.00
Expected No. Awards
4
Opportunity No.
DOS-AZE-PD-FY24-04

Agency

U.S. Mission to Azerbaijan (DOS-AZE)

Eligible Applicants

Individuals

Funding Category

Community Development

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The U.S. Mission to Azerbaijan, under the category of Community Development, has posted a grant opportunity titled "Alumni Support for Local Communities Fund (2024-2025)". This grant aims to empower alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to create and implement public service-oriented projects that make a positive difference in their communities. The grant does not require cost sharing or matching. The funding instrument type is a grant, and the opportunity falls under the discretionary category. The grant has a CFDA number of 19.900. The grant is open to individuals, and the deadline for submission is July 15, 2024, 23:59 (Baku time). The award ceiling is $30,000, with an award floor of $5,000. The estimated total program funding is $30,000, and it is expected that four awards will be granted. The Alumni Support for Local Communities Fund will support the United States Government's commitment to Adaptive Solutions: Developing Infrastructure for Climate Resilience in honor of Baku's hosting of COP29. The U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan is accepting public service projects that support themes such as economy, civil society, education, and environment. These projects should focus on reviving the economy, improving the business climate, promoting civil society and inclusion, supporting gender equality and women empowerment, improving education for underserved communities, and raising awareness about the importance of clean air and water, environmental protection, and natural preservation. For more information and to submit proposals, interested individuals can contact BakuPASalumni@state.gov. The grantor contact for this opportunity is Nigar Aliyeva, reachable at aliyevan@state.gov. The opportunity will be archived on August 14, 2024.

Description

The Embassy of the United States in Azerbaijan is pleased to announce an open competition for alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to submit applications for the Alumni Support for the Local Communities Fund (2024-2025). The program aims to empower alumni teams in creating and implementing their public service-oriented projects to make a positive difference in their communities. Alumni should submit proposals to BakuPASalumni@state.gov by July 15, 2024, 23:59 (Baku time). This year, the Alumni Support for the Local Communities fund will support the United States Government commitment to Adaptive Solutions: Developing Infrastructure for Climate Resilience in honor of Baku's hosting of COP29. The U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan will accept public service projects that support themes such as: Economy: Projects that revive the economy, improve the business climate, entrepreneurship, innovation, and corporate social responsibility. Civil Society: Projects that promote civil society and inclusion by supporting gender equality, women empowerment, diversity, and social inclusion and that can improve the lives of at-risk youth, women, or marginalized communities. Education: Projects that actively promote inclusive education for underserved communities, which may include helping teachers or students to reinvent themselves using technology, accessible methodology, and other tools. Environment: Projects that raise awareness about the importance of clean air and water, protection of the environment, natural preservation, etc.

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