The U.S. Embassy in Prague announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out programs with outstanding merit that support the U.S. Government’s broad goals of fostering mutual cooperation between the United States and the Czech Republic with a focus on one or more of the Embassy’s priority themes and initiatives listed here:
a) Gender Equality & Women Empowerment;
b) Fighting Corruption & Rule of Law;
c) American Cultural programming.
Please note that Embassy grants CANNOT be used to fund religious organizations or partisan political activities; individual trips abroad (i.e. out of the Czech Republic); trade activities; fundraising campaigns; charitable activities; humanitarian aid; commercial projects; scientific research; projects whose primary aim is the institutional development and operational costs of the organization; or representational expenses.
Grant submissions should include a clear description of program/project objectives, goals, activities (workshops, conferences, training, publications, performances, etc.) or programming components as well as an estimated budget.
Proposals linked to U.S. Embassy priority themes are given preference.
Proposals that do not meet the requirements of this announcement or fail to comply with the stated requirements will be ineligible.
1. Not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations with a connection to the Czech Republic;
2. Public and private educational institutions with a connection to the Czech Republic;
3. Czech governmental institutions and international organizations;
4. Individuals with a connection to the Czech Republic.
Utilize This Offer
Proposals should target participants or audiences located within the Czech Republic.
Award amounts: awards may range from a minimum of US$3,000 to a maximum of US$10,000.
Anticipated program start: On or after July 2020.
Length of performance period: up to 24 months.
Deadline for Applications: June 8, 2020.
For more information, please visit https://bit.ly/350ezup