Monday, 24 June 2013

U.S. Embassy Beirut Small Grants Program for Civil Society

Deadline- 25 June 2013

Funding opportunity has been announced under U.S. Embassy’s Small Grants Program (ESGP) for the development of undeserved and/or underprivileged communities in Lebanon. The goal of this program is to combat trafficking or labor and sexual exploitation among vulnerable populations, including in refugee and migrant worker communities. Request for Applications and will award selected projects for a total of $500,000.

Local grant applications that are often selected for funding include, but are not limited to-

    Community-level activities that provide practical experience in volunteerism and advocacy
    Public education and awareness-building activities, as well as training of trainers
    Workshops, meetings or trainings of a practical and professional nature

Eligibility & Criteria-

    Eligible applicants include local representatives of civil society, including: individuals, non-profit organizations, non-governmental organizations, and universities in Lebanon.
    U.S. Embassy Beirut is committed to an anti-discrimination policy in all of its projects and activities. Proposals irrespective of the applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, creed, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, or disability are accepted. Applications from organizations working with minority, disenfranchised, and lesser-served communities, including women, youth, the elderly and persons with disabilities are also accepted.

For more information, visit and search by funding opportunity number.NEALE-13-GR-001-NEA-052813

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