The U.S. Dept. of State´s WHA has announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to support emerging individual Cuban leaders, particularly within civil society.
The purpose of the WHA-funded Emerging Cuban Leaders project is to allow the participants to establish themselves in Cuba as professional resources for grassroots efforts in democracy and human rights promotion and further open communications across the island and internationally.
Project alumni will have the tools to promote causes by attracting wider audiences, communicating messages effectively to other leaders and partners, and mobilizing independent actors within civil society to promote freedom of expression and assembly.
The implementing organization
- recruitment plan must actively seek a candidate pool representing gender, racial, socio-economic, and geographic diversity in Cuba
- must actively recruit women and minorities.
Award Ceiling: US$1,033,086
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Eligibility: U.S.-based non-profit/NGOs having a 501(c) (3) status with the IRS; overseas non-governmental non-profit organizations; Foreign Public Entities (FPEs), U.S. and overseas institutions of higher education, and Public Intl Orgs.
Applications via website https://tinyurl.com/yyboatb3