U.S. Embassy Beirut Small Grants Program for Civil Society

The summary for the U.S. Embassy Beirut Small Grants Program for Civil Society 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 FederalGrants.com 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 Middle East Partnership Initiative, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
U.S. Embassy Beirut Small Grants Program for Civil Society: The Embassy Small Grants Program of the U.S. Embassy Beirut seeks to bolster civil society by assisting underserved and/or underprivileged communities in Lebanon not currently receiving USG assistance through other ongoing programs. We are particularly interested in projects focused on the following: -Cultivating of independent young political leaders at the municipal and national level -Enabling free and fair elections, including freedom of press as it relates to elections and transparent election processes -Improving the legal, political, and economic status of women in Lebanon - Promoting environmental education and awareness programs - Increasing access for at-risk youth populations to educational and community engagement programs - Advancing cross-confessional dialogue and conflict resolution activities These grants are implemented by members of civil society, non-governmental organizations, civic groups, reform networks, and academic institutions that are committed to supporting democratic values and the active participation of all individuals in social, political, and economic life. Small grants are typically awarded only to local, not international organizations, and are intended to support quick-impact activities. Proposed activities should be implemented and make an impact within one-year of the start of the grant.
Federal Grant Title: U.S. Embassy Beirut Small Grants Program for Civil Society
Federal Agency Name: Middle East Partnership Initiative
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Other
Funding Opportunity Number: NEALE-14-GR-001-NEA--051214
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.700
CFDA Descriptions: General Department of State Assistance
Current Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2014 We strongly encourage applicants to s
Original Application Deadline: Jun 3, 2014 We strongly encourage applicants to s
Posted Date: May 12, 2014
Creation Date: May 12, 2014
Archive Date: Sep 30, 2014
Total Program Funding: $500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $25,000
Expected Number of Awards: 6
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
- Cultivating young political leaders at the municipal and national level - Enabling free and fair elections, including freedom of press as it relates to elections and transparent election processes - Improving the legal, political and economic status of women in Lebanon - Promoting environmental education and awareness programs - Increasing access for at-risk populations to educational and community engagement programs - Advancing cross-confessional dialogue and conflict resolution activities
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants include local representatives of civil society, including: individuals, non-profit organizations, non-governmental organizations, and universities in Lebanon. Any organization with a headquarters office located outside Lebanon will not be considered.

U.S. Embassy Beirut is committed to an anti-discrimination policy in all of its projects and activities. We welcome proposals irrespective of the applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability. We invite applications from organizations working with minority, disenfranchised, and lesser-served communities, including women, youth, the elderly and persons with disabilities.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Arabelle Barbir Bohsali Grants Program Manager Phone 009613429777
local program email

Middle East Partnership Initiative 202-776-8327
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