Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) 2023 Dominican Republic

The summary for the Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) 2023 Dominican Republic grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the US Mission to the Dominican Republic, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) 2023 Dominican Republic: AEIF provides alumni of U.S.-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 worldwide through a competitive international competition. This year, the AEIF call for applications in the Dominican Republic will support the United States' commitment to promoting climate resilience, sustainability, and biodiversity protection through entrepreneurship and innovation; promoting inclusion and democratic participation; connecting Dominicans with American entrepreneurship and innovation resources; and promoting citizen security. The U.S. Embassy in Santo Domingo will accept public service* projects proposed and managed by teams of at least two (2) alumni that support objectives such as: Promoting and providing access to science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) education and innovation to youth from underserved and/or rural communities. This also includes teacher training programs on best practices for STEAM education in underserved and/or rural communities. Empowering women and youth from underserved and/or rural communities through the arts and/or entrepreneurship training programs. Countering environmental challenges, increasing resilience, and developing local capacity to address ecological challenges that include but are not limited to countering climate change; transitioning to sustainable energy sources; promoting water and food security, and best practices for agriculture; protecting biodiversity; improving recycling and municipal waste management; and decreasing pollution, sedimentation, and run-off of plastics and debris into marine and coastal areas. Addressing current health and/or citizen security challenges with innovative and sustainable community-focused solutions. Improving the participation and empowerment of youth, women, and underrepresented groups including but not limited to people with disabilities, LGBT+ communities, and migrants in the Dominican Republic. This includes training and educational programming that empower such groups and that improve the capacity of local stakeholders (communities, government actors, academia, and the private sector) to promote inclusion, diversity, equity, accessibility, accountability, and protection of human rights in the Dominican Republic. *These projects must serve beneficiaries, free of charge, and the selection process used to choose beneficiaries must be transparent and receive approval from the Public Affairs Section.
Federal Grant Title: Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) 2023 Dominican Republic
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to the Dominican Republic (DOS-DOM)
Grant Categories: Business and Commerce Community Development Disaster Prevention and Relief Education Energy Environment Food and Nutrition Health Humanities (see "Cultural Affairs" in CFDA) Natural Resources Regional Development Science and Technology
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: S-DR860-23-NOFO-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.022
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: March 31st, 2023
Original Application Deadline: March 31st, 2023
Posted Date: March 1st, 2023
Creation Date: March 1st, 2023
Archive Date: April 30th, 2023
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $35,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Expected Number of Awards: 8
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 1st, 2023
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applicants must be alumni of U.S. government-funded or sponsored exchange programs, and form teams of at least two (2) alumni, and work with Dominican non-profit organizations to serve as award recipients.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Public Affairs Office
United States Embassy in Santo Domingo
This is the PAS email account for alumni affairs.
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