If you are US alumni of a State Department Grant:
Do you or does an alum you know have a community project in mind? We are excited to share with you that the Citizen Diplomacy Action Fund (CDAF) is accepting applications for the 2021 round! This funding opportunity is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and implemented by Partners of the Americas, in partnership with the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
|Deadline to Apply:||Friday, July 23, 2021 at 11:59 pm ET|
|Informational Webinar:||Tuesday, June 15th 12-1pm ET|
|Proposal Writing 101:||Wednesday, June 30th, 1-2pm ET|
CDAF is an opportunity for YOU to leverage the skills and knowledge you developed abroad and bring community projects to life. CDAF provides small grants of up to $10,000 to teams of past participants of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to carry out public service projects, which can take place in the U.S. and/or around the world. Past grantees come from a variety of professional backgrounds – they are teachers, researchers, college students, non-profit employees, artists, engineers, and more. You can find a list of current and past CDAF 2020 projects here.
Projects must fit at least one of the following five themes: Promoting media literacy education
Protecting the environment
Bolstering outreach to underserved communities
Fostering alumni network development
Building community through arts, sports, language, and technology
Go to alumni.state.gov under the U.S. Alumni tab to learn more, register for the webinars, build a team, apply for CDAF, and more!