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Moldova: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program (deadline: 16-Dec)

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted November 30, 2021 from Brazil
Expired on December 15, 2021
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The U.S. Embassy to Moldova Public Diplomacy Section has announced that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program.

The U.S. Embassy to Moldova invites proposals that strengthen ties between the U.S. and the Republic of Moldova through programming that highlights shared values and promotes greater cooperation.

All programs must include an American cultural element, or connection with American expert(s), organization(s), or institution(s) in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.

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Eligibility Criteria:
1. Applicant organizations can be:
a) Not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society / non-governmental organizations;
b) American non-profit NGOs which will partner with a Moldovan NGO or will reach a Moldovan audience;
c) Public and private educational and cultural institutions.
2. Proposals for projects designed for Moldovan audiences that address any or all of the priorities:
a) Support Independent Voices;
b) Promote U.S.-Moldova cultural, educational, scientific, or sports ties;
c) Deepen Moldovans’ understanding of American culture and values;
d) Reach regional audiences;
e) Enhance accountability and good governance.

Priority will be given to projects that involve audiences from Gagauzia and Transnistrian regions as well as audiences outside major cities.

Applicants are encouraged to design their projects to include marginalized groups, minorities.

Applicants are encouraged to look at ways of using cultural programs (music, arts, literature, education) to support one of the above priorities.

Length of performance period: 12 months.

Awards may range from a minimum of US$5,000 to a maximum of US$50,000.

Closing Date for Applications: December 16, 2021.

For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=336539

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Nov 30, 2021
Nov 30, 2021

Friendly reminders:
1. Find and analyze open and closed grants opportunities that interest you. Try to discover:
• what they have in common, and
• how you can think ahead / plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Gather or update paperwork (certificates, attests, statements, resumes, letters of recommendation, etc.) and information usually required by calls such this one.
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start NOW!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting.
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network.
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others.
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page (repost it). Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and / or its Resource Exchange section.

Best regards,

Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Dec 01, 2021
Dec 01, 2021

Thanks, Ana.