Donor: U.S. Mission to Sri Lanka
Application procedure: Concept Note
Donor base: United States
Reference number: PDS-COL-2024-YLS
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 20.08.2024

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: 75.000$
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 75.000$
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Capacity Building
  • Children & Youth
  • Education

Project Locations

  1. Asia

      Sri Lanka


1) Objective

The Public Diplomacy Section (PDS) of the U.S. Embassy in Colombo is seeking a local  implementing partner to administratively support a four-day Youth Leadership Summit in close  consultation with the Embassy, tentatively scheduled for March 2025. The Summit will bring  together Youth Forum members representing U.S. Embassy Colombo’s American Spaces in  Kandy, Jaffna, Matara, Batticaloa and Colombo’s American Center.

Approximately 75 Youth  Forum Members from across Sri Lanka will participate in a four-day, in-person workshop of  skill-building sessions intended to develop the next generation of Sri Lankan youth leaders. In  addition, approximately 25 Youth leaders from the South Asian region (nominated by the U.S.  Missions to Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, and Pakistan) may also be invited to  participate, pending confirmation of additional funding to support their travel and lodging.

2) Eligibility

The following organizations are eligible to apply: Not-for-profit organizations; Civil society/non-governmental organizations; Think tanks; Public and private educational institutions.

3) Location

Actions must take place in Sri Lanka.

4) Budget

Grants may range up to $75,000.

5) Application

The deadline for application is 20 August 2024.

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