Resource Exchange


U.S. Embassy Vietnam - 2019 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Micro-Grant Program

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted July 15, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on July 27, 2019

The U.S. Embassy Hanoi invites YSEALI members in Vietnam to submit proposals for the 2019 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Micro-Grant Program.

This competitive program offers grants of up to US$1,000 to individuals and not-for profit groups of Vietnamese young people aged between 18 and 35 to conduct programs and activities on topics of Civic Engagement, Education, Economic Development, and Environment.

To become a YSEALI member, you must:
• be between the ages of 18 and 35,
• have interest in either Education, Economic Development, Environment and Civic Engagement in ASEAN
• register (easy and free of charge) as a YSEALI member at

a) must include a description of how the grant will be monitored and evaluated
b) may include modest administrative expenses when they are directly linked to the conduct of the specific grant program.

Special consideration will be made for projects in underserved provinces.

Utilize This Offer

The projects must be implemented in provinces between Quang Tri and further north of Vietnam.

YSEALI members in Vietnam are invited to submit proposal and budget form online (only) and no later than 11:00 p.m. on July 28, 2019.

For more information, visit

Comments 2

Log in or register to post comments
Karen Quiñones-Axalan
Jul 16, 2019
Jul 16, 2019

Thanks for sharing, Ana!

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12, 2019
Aug 12, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply;
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.