The Alumni Small Grants Program

The Alumni Small Grants Program provides seed money to qualified individuals and organizations for sustainable projects that benefit the broader Moldovan community.

Grant proposals must support projects that address a tangible need in a community and have measurable outcomes. Extra consideration will be given to projects that address the current needs of rural communities and projects implemented by groups of alumni of at least two different U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs.

Applicants are encouraged to develop partnerships with relevant stakeholders, including the public and/or private sector as well as local organizations, where applicable. All proposals must include an evidence-based description of: (i) the problem the applicant seeks to address; (ii) the implementation context, including any relevant details and the target beneficiaries of the project; and (iii) the project’s theory of change, i.e., how the proposed project will achieve the program objectives.

Eligibility is limited to alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs, who are citizens or residents of the Republic of Moldova, and to organizations where alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs fill at least one senior leadership role (president, director, executive director, board member, or the equivalent).

Organizations without Moldovan registration can apply only as partners through an eligible organization.

Deadline: June 1, 2017, 23:59, Moldova Time

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Full application package available here.

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