Small Grants Program

The summary for the 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 the United Nations, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Small Grants Program: The United States Mission to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva advances U.S. policy at more than 100 international organizations in Geneva. The U.S. Mission engages daily on issues as diverse as humanitarian assistance, global health, international trade, peace and security, arms control, and human rights.The Program:The United States Mission in Geneva is accepting project proposals for its fiscal year 2020 Small Grants Program. The Small Grants Program permits individuals, non-government organizations, think tanks, and government and academic institutions to seek funding for projects that promote U.S. policy priorities in the multilateral sphere. All programs must include a U.S. element or connection. Awards will be made to successful applicants subject to the availability of appropriated funds.Programs can include, but are not limited to, academic and professional lectures or panel discussion; exhibitions and cultural programs; professional and academic exchanges; professional development workshops and training; or public awareness campaigns.Priority Program Areas:Though all submitted projects will be considered for funding, we are currently giving priority to projects that highlight:Human rights, including protection of human rights defendersFreedom of religion or beliefPromoting peace and securityPublic-private partnershipsPreserving core UN valuesPromoting transparency, accountability, and efficiency in the UN systemFurther details about the program and how to apply at the following link:
Federal Grant Title: Small Grants Program
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to the United Nations (DOS-USUN)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Other
Funding Opportunity Number: GVA-SGP-2020-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.040
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Posted Date: May 5th, 2020
Creation Date: May 5th, 2020
Archive Date: No date given
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $15,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: August 28th, 2020
Category Explanation
Human rights, including protection of human rights defenders; Freedom of religion or belief; Promoting peace and security; Public-private partnerships; Preserving core UN values; Promoting transparency, accountability, and efficiency in the UN system.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
The U.S. Mission Geneva welcomes applications from both individuals and organizations based in Geneva or abroad. Registered not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations, individuals, non-profit or educational institutions, and governmental institutions are eligible to apply. For-profit or commercial entities are not eligible to apply.Eligible proposals will be subject to compliance of U.S. Federal and Public Diplomacy regulations and guidelines, and may also be reviewed by the Office of the Legal Adviser or by other State Department elements. Proposals will be funded based on an evaluation of how the proposal meets the solicitation review criteria, U.S. foreign policy objectives, and Mission priorities.2. Cost Sharing or MatchingCost-sharing is not mandatory for projects, but highly encouraged.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Full details about the program and how to apply
Grant Announcement Contact
Yves Bouvie
U.S. Mission Public Diplomacy
11, Route de Pregny
Case Postale 2354
1211 Geneva 2
Tel: +41 (0)22 749 4359
For all questoins please contact us via email HERE
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