U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Office of Assistance Coordination (NEA/AC)
02/25/20 5:00 PM ET
Grants to Israel nonprofit organizations, NGOs, and academic institutions for projects that protect and advance civil liberties, and promote economic development. Funding is intended to support activities that empower underserved groups, strengthen policy collaborations, build leadership skills, promote civic education, and support equity. Target beneficiaries will be from periphery communities and disadvantaged groups, as well as relevant key policy figures.
The goal of the program is to support civil society organizations in (1) developing, promoting, and implementing locally-designed solutions to self-identified environmental, economic, or social problems through civic engagement or economic participation; (2) fostering inclusive economic growth that reaches marginalized communities, youth, and women; (3) advancing participatory governance through promoting citizens’ engagement and decision-makers’ willingness to work with citizen groups and civil society organizations; (4) improving civil society’s representation of the needs of citizens through collective action on the local level; (5) working towards gender parity in economics and/or politics; (6) increasing youth engagement in meaningful economic and civic activities; and (7) fostering innovative approaches to solving social, economic, or political issues.
In addition to the overarching MEPI objectives and requirements identified above, projects must meet Israel-specific project priority areas as outlined below:
For additional information about country-specific funding priorities, see: https://il.usembassy.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/33/MEPI-Local-Grants-Program-2020-NOFO.pdf#page=8
GrantWatch ID#: 150581
Estimated award ceiling: $200,000
Estimate award floor: $100,000
Estimate length of project period: 12-36 months.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Email applications to: NEA-Grants@state.gov.
Questions must be submitted in writing to the above email address.
Grants.gov Contact Center
U.S. Embassy Jerusalem
14 David Flusser
Jerusalem 9378322, Israel
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