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16. 01. 2017 Alumni Grants Opportunities GYSD Matching, FLEX Alumni and YES Alumni Grants Bilal Khan and Natia Sharikadze
GOALS OF THE GRANTS PROGRAMS Funded by the U. S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Administered by American Councils for International Education To support alumni initiatives in their countries/regions To help alumni develop professional skills in project management
Global Youth Service Day is the largest service event in the world, and the only day of service dedicated to children and youth. Deadline: FEBRUARY 1, 2017 11: 59 PM Eastern Time
Available for alumni from: • Albania • Armenia • Bosnia and Herzegovina • Bulgaria • Georgia • Kazakhstan • Kosovo • Kyrgyzstan • Macedonia • Moldova • Montenegro • Senegal • Serbia • Tajikistan • Ukraine. Maximum Funding: $500 Cost Share: 50% Available for: 13198 FLEX and YES Alumni in 15 Countries Need Inspiration? www. bradleyherald. org/alumn i/project-activities/gysd-g rants/ ysa. org/act/programs/ gysd / In 2016 we had 66 GYSD grant winners in 8 countries April 21 -23,
ais. americancouncils. org/flexalumni
Financial Terms: Budget should accurately reflect project costs, requests for changes must be approved by American Councils. Support letter must include monetary value of the support provided. 100% of funds are transferred upon award. Each applicant is responsible for considering taxes and other fees. IMPORTANT: Grants will not cover any salaries, durable goods such as T-shirts, gifts, construction materials, and computer equipment. Alumni and partners are expected to volunteer their time as cost sharing. SOME TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL APPLICATION Include bank transfer commissions, fees and taxes in your budget Start working on your application early! Legal issues what official documents/ permissions your project might require. Have someone proof read the proposal. Evaluate your project: Do you have enough time/ experience/money to complete it? GYSD Grant Deadline: February 1, 2017 What Should Be In Your Grant Description Importance of your project Reference to personal experience Surveys, tests and statistics Geography Demography History of the problem Overview of causes and possible consequences. Global Youth Service Day Matching Grants Program
WHAT IS A MATCHING GRANT?
• Venue at University, School, American Corner, etc. • Stationary provided by the partner organization • Electronic equipment (Computer, Projector, Speakers, Printer, Scanner) provided for free by a partner organization • Equipment and Building Materials • T-Shirts • Food and Drinks – local businesses donating food, snacks, or water to the project. • Marketing Materials • Labor – when someone volunteers for the event or donates their time for free. • Transportation – if transportation to the event is covered by participants or partners • Money – if community decides to collect money for the cause/event. WHAT CAN YOU GET AS AN IN-KIND CONTRIBUTION?
WHAT IS A SUPPORT LETTER?
FLEX AND YES ALUMNI GRANTS Types of projects: Community service projects Projects to promote community involvement Professional development activities Projects to promote knowledge and understanding of English language and of US culture Initiatives where alumni share skills that they learned while on the FLEX program with others. Any other projects judged to be in the spirit of the FLEX Alumni Program by the selection committee
FUNDING AVAILABLE FLEX Alumni Grants Travel Grants: $250 Individual Grants: $250 Group Grants: $3, 000 Cost Share: 20% and more Start Changing the World From Your Communityais. americancouncils. org/flexalumni ais. americancouncils. org/yesalumni YES Alumni Grants Individual Grants: $250 Group Grants: $3, 000 Cost Share: 20% and more
Alumni Experience Mariam ’10 (FLEX Alumna Georgia) «FLEX alumni grant is an amazing opportunity to build and implement, to learn and to teach, and to improve yourself with your community. «
2017 Access Knowledge. Access the World. THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION AND PARTICIPATION