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Eurasia Foundation’s US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) announces 2019-2020 Project Competition

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted January 9, 2020 from Brazil
Expired on January 22, 2020
US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE logo
US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE logo

Eurasia Foundation’s (EF) U.S.-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) is seeking statements of interest from U.S. organizations to establish collaboration with Russian partner(s) in joint pursuit of solutions to social issues of importance to both countries.

Teams composed of at least one US and Russian organization or higher education institution are invited to propose innovative bilateral initiatives that will benefit both countries and address a common issue in one of the four following socially-oriented themes:
a) Social inclusion
b) Technology and innovation for social good
c) Social entrepreneurship
d) Youth engagement.

1) should avoid topics related to political activism or activity, or public policy reform;
2) may request up to $43,000 in funding for a period of up to twelve months;
3) must address one or more of SEE’s four thematic areas;
4) must include one U.S.-based partner and one Russia-based partner as implementing organizations.

Utilize This Offer

Projects must achieve clear and measurable impact with equal or near-equal benefit to both the U.S. and Russia.
Projects must impact at least 250 direct beneficiaries* in each country (500 total).

Application deadline:  11:59 pm EST on January 23, 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.

Anita Shrestha
Jan 10, 2020
Jan 10, 2020

thank you for sharing