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2020 Jóvenes en Acción (Youth in Action) Program for Mexican high school students

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted January 9, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on January 20, 2020
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This program will be funded as a joint initiative between the U.S. Department of State, the Mexican government, and the private sector.

U.S. Embassy Mexico City and the Mexican Secretariat of Public Education will recruit, screen, and select the participants.

Funding will support U.S.-based activities for approximately 25 participants to take place during summer 2020.

U.S. Embassy Mexico City anticipates additional funding to increase the total number of participants to approximately 75 students; thus proposals should indicate the applicant’s ability to host approximately 75 students and manage funding from multiple sources.

The primary program themes are:
> Civic Education (Citizen Participation, Grassroots Democracy, Rule of Law, Anti-Bullying, Respect for Human Rights, and other mission priorities);
> Community Service;
> Youth Leadership Development.

Floor/Ceiling of Award Range: $200,000 / $600,000 - pending the availability of funds.

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Applications may be submitted by U.S. public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3).

Current Closing Date for Applications: Jan 21, 2020.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 09, 2020
Jan 09, 2020

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 = increase your chances of success!
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 then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit 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; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Jan 10, 2020
Jan 10, 2020

Thanks, Ana.