The United States Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, through the Office of Public Affairs, is pleased to announce a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Interethnic Reconciliation and Youth (IERY) Camps Grants Program to support initiatives with the primary goal of promoting peacebuilding, interethnic and intercommunity exchange, collaboration, and joint projects.
The program is seeking projects and initiatives that enable youth continuous skill development while cohabitating for at least 4 consecutive nights in a camp setting with a goal of clearly developing increased tolerance and cooperation between the ethnically and geographically diverse communities of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Utilize This Offer
The U.S. Embassy welcomes all innovative proposals aimed at peacebuilding, promoting interethnic engagement, reconciliation, and cooperation among youth belonging to different ethnic groups.
Proposals should engage youth who have had no prior access to similar initiatives, belonging to at least one of two specific age ranges:
a. ages 10-17 or
b. ages 18-25.
a) Science, Entrepreneurship and Youth Employment Initiatives Connecting Divided Communities;
b) Fractured Education/Two Schools under One Roof;
c) Restoring Dignity to War Victims:;
d) Projects combating disinformation;
e) Marginalized Groups.
1. Non-government, non-profit organizations (including think tanks, civil society organizations), educational and cultural institutions and independent media that are based and legally registered in Bosnia and Herzegovina;
2. All applicant organizations must have:
a) a DUNS unique entity identifier, and
b) a valid registration on SAM.gov.
American or other country organizations and individuals are not eligible for grants under this program.
Awards may range from USD 5,000 to USD 50,000.
Length of Performance Period: 12 months.
Closing Date for Applications: March 05, 2021
For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=331215