Democracy Commission Small Grants Program

The summary for the Democracy Commission Small Grants Program 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Democracy Commission Small Grants Program: The objective of the Democracy Commission Small Grants Program is to develop a viable civil society in Bosnia and Herzegovina and to support NGO efforts to enhance citizen engagement in developing grassroots democracy and advocating for accountable governance, freedom of information, and an inclusive society. Proposals that go beyond awareness building to promote action or create behavior change or institutional change will be particularly competitive.
Federal Grant Title: Democracy Commission Small Grants Program
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina (DOS-BIH)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: BH-003-FY2024
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.900
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: March 8th, 2024
Original Application Deadline: March 8th, 2024
Posted Date: January 23rd, 2024
Creation Date: January 23rd, 2024
Archive Date: April 7th, 2024
Total Program Funding: $500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1,000
Expected Number of Awards: 15
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: January 23rd, 2024
Category Explanation
•Anti-corruption, in particular projects that engage citizens in anti-corruption advocacy initiatives, encourage corruption-exposing investigative journalism, expand corruption reporting mechanisms, or seek to improve legislation related to corruption. •Democratic political processes, in particular projects that advocate for more transparent and accountable institutions and more involvement by citizens in civic life, with special attention paid to projects that focus on the 14 key priorities for EU membership. •Countering misinformation and promoting moderate voices, in particular projects that encourage fact-based citizen and media dialogue on priority social and political issues; improve media literacy and the ability of BiH citizens to detect misinformation in traditional media and on social media; and counter hate speech and extremist rhetoric in public discourse. •Supporting vulnerable and marginalized populations in BiH, in particular projects that promote the rights and inclusion in society of migrants/refugees/displaced persons, the Roma community, people with disabilities, the LGBTQI+ community, and other minority groups.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Non-governmental, non-profit organizations (including think tanks, civil society organizations, non-profit associations), educational institutions and independent media organizations that are based and legally registered in Bosnia and Herzegovina are eligible to apply. American or other donor country organizations and individuals are not eligible for grants under this program. Grants are generally awarded only to organizations.
Grant Announcement Contact
Edin Gurda
Resource Assistant
Phone 0038733704000
[email protected]
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