Foundation / Corporation
Eurasia Foundation (EF) – US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange Program (SEE)
01/31/20 11:59 PM EST
Grants of up to $1,200 plus travel expenses to USA and International individual professionals for collaborative efforts that address urgent social problems. Collaboration partners must be arranged before applying. Funding is intended to support participation in an exchange program and the subsequent presentation of newfound knowledge in the participant's home country. Russian and American professionals will participate in the exchange program for a maximum of three weeks.
Russian and American professionals seeking to collaborate with an international partner(s) in joint pursuit of solutions to issues in one of the four following socially-oriented themes are invited to apply:
While abroad, participants will be exposed to new skills, methods, and professional networks. After travel, independent professionals will implement activities to convey or apply their new knowledge and expertise for the benefit of their colleagues and community. These activities must be credibly shown to provide a clear and measurable benefit to at least 250 individuals. Activities may include, but are not limited to, leading training sessions on newly-learned skills, presenting about activities conducted during travel, practically applying a skill learned during travel, or distributing a product developed in collaboration with overseas partners.
EF will fund innovative ideas that leverage U.S.-Russian cooperation to implement unique solutions to pressing social problems in the above thematic areas. Projects may focus on various topics, including but not limited to increasing involvement of youth in the social sphere and cultivating their participation in international dialogue; increasing involvement of people with disabilities in social life, employment, and sports; and creating initiatives to encourage social entrepreneurship and technological innovation.
GrantWatch ID#: 186347
Applicants may request a stipend of up to $1,200 for the implementation of activities connected to their proposed project. In addition to the $1,200 stipend, EF will also organize and fund travel and logistics for SEE Independent Professionals, including international and domestic transportation (economy class), visas, lodging, and health insurance. EF will also provide a per diem living allowance.
Stipends may be used to procure goods and services in the U.S. and/or Russia between February 15, 2020 and July 15, 2020.
The maximum duration of participant travel is three weeks. Independent professionals must return home after their activities in the host country are completed. They are, however, encouraged to continue collaborating with their host organization after their return.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=eurasia
Michelle Khazaryan, Program Associate
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