|Donor:||U.S. Mission to Togo|
|Application procedure:||Full Proposal|
|Donor base:||United States|
|Grant size:||Small - up to $100,000|
|Minimum grant size:||5.000$|
|Total available budget:||-|
|Maximum grant size:||35.000$|
|Funding ratio:||up to 100%|
- Capacity Building
- Children & Youth
The Embassy of the United States in Lome – Togo announces an open competition for past participants (“alumni”) of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to submit applications to the 2023 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF 2023). AEIF provides alumni of U.S. government-sponsored and facilitated exchange programs with funding to expand on skills gained during their exchange experience to design and implement innovative solutions to global challenges facing their community. Since its inception in 2011, AEIF has funded nearly 500 alumni-led projects around the world through a competitive global competition. This year, AEIF 2023 will support United States’ commitment to promote Opportunities and Development.
U.S. Embassy, Lome will accept public service projects proposed and managed by teams of at least two (2) alumni that support themes such as:
· Bring Exchange Alumni together from different exchange programs to build or expand an Exchange Alumni network capable of working together on common interests, and increase regional and global alumni collaboration
· Strengthen the relationship between alumni and the U.S. government to work together on activities that address mutual goals and challenges
· Support Exchange Alumni as they develop their leadership capacity and implement projects in their communities
The following individuals are eligible to apply: Applicants must be alumni of a U.S. government-funded or sponsored exchange program (https://alumni.state.gov/list-exchange-programs) or a U.S. government-sponsored exchange program (https://j1visa.state.gov/). Projects teams must include teams of at least two (2) alumni; Alumni who are U.S. citizens may not submit proposals, but U.S. citizen alumni may participate as team members in a project; Alumni teams may be comprised of alumni from different exchange programs and different countries. Applications must be submitted by exchange alumni or alumni associations of USG exchange alumni. Not-for-profit, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions are not eligible to apply in the name of the organization but can serve as partners for implementing project activities.
Actions must take place in Togo.
Grants may range from $5,000-$35,000.
Application deadline is 7 December 2022.