Below are five recent grant announcements from the U.S. Department of State’s Bureaus of Educational and Cultural Affairs and Democracy, Human Rights and Labor.
The grants focus on a range of community-strengthening initiatives abroad, including supporting justice reform in Tunisia and peaceful elections in Kenya.
1. Department of State: FY 2017 Southeast Asia Youth Leadership Program (SEAYLP)
U.S. public and private non-profit organizations meeting the provisions described in Internal Revenue Code section 26 USC 501(c)(3) may submit proposals to conduct a three-week, U.S.-based youth leadership program in April 2017 for 60 youth and adult mentors from the ten member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Exchange activities will focus on civic education, leadership, diversity, and community engagement and address ways youth can unite around their common goals and lead inclusive change in their communities.
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