Foundation / Corporation
Trust for Mutual Understanding (TMU)
08/01/19 5:00 PM EST
Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to help cover the costs of international travel for exchanges in the arts and the environmental sciences. A Letter of Intent is required prior to submitting a full proposal. Eligible regions include the Southeast, East, and Central Europe, Central Asia, the Baltic states, Mongolia, and Russia.
Proposals should involve direct, in-depth professional interaction, with the potential for sustained collaboration, and/or show evidence or professional accomplishment and innovation, and/or respond to social contexts and engage local communities.
Activities common to both fields include advanced training programs, workshops, conferences, seminars, joint research projects, and exchanges intended to aid organizations seeking greater institutional stability.
Arts and Culture: Creative artistic collaborations, curatorial research projects, conservation and historic preservation projects, arts management programs, and cultural documentation activities.
Environment: Ecosystem and habitat conservation programs, land use planning projects, activities that facilitate more effective international contact between environmental organizations, and measures to preserve biodiversity.
Expenses eligible for TMU funding include: international airfare, airport transfers, travel insurance, visas (and all applicable visa processing fees), lodging, and per diem. TMU also allows up to 20% of the total eligible expenses to be allocated toward “administrative costs.”
TMU’s geographic focus is Central, East, and Southeast Europe; the Baltic states; Central Asia; Mongolia; and Russia. Countries where TMU is active include Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. Countries not listed here are ineligible for funding.
GrantWatch ID#: 180489
For applicants who submit an initial inquiry on May 1 and a full application by August 1, projects must start after January 1 of the following year.
For applicants who submit an initial inquiry on November 1 and a full application by February 1, projects must start after July 1.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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