Youth Empowerment Grants 2016 – Sri Lanka

Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-COLOMBO-YEG16-007
Funding Opportunity Title: Youth Empowerment Grants 2016
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: Educational development, environment issues, community Development, civil society building, human rights, youth enrichment activities, and employability.
Expected Number of Awards:
CFDA Number(s): 19.040 — Public Diplomacy Programs
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: Yes

Last Updated Date: Jul 27, 2016

Current Closing Date for Applications: Aug 17, 2016
Archive Date: Aug 18, 2016
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Award Ceiling: $9,990
Award Floor: $1,000

Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Registered Non-Governmental OrganizationsRegistered Non-Governmental Youth OrganizationRegistered as NGO and also separately as Limited Liability Company

Additional Information
Agency Name: Department of State

Youth Empowerment Grants 2016 – Sri Lanka

Description: Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy Colombo announces the Youth Empowerment Grants Program to fund projects for Sri Lankan youth. The main objective of the grant program is to support innovative, small-scale, cutting-edge projects developed and implemented by and/or for young people between the ages of 15-25 in the areas of educational development, environmental issues, community development, civil society building, human rights, youth enrichment activities, and employment skills development. The competition is open to Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO) registered in Sri Lanka.The Public Affairs Section does not support development or humanitarian aid projects, e.g. agricultural projects, construction projects, maternal health, or engineering studies. Grant projects generally must be completed in one year or less.
Link to Additional Information: US Embassy Announces Grants Program to Support Youth in Sri Lanka
Grantor Contact Information: If you have difficulty accessing the full announcement electronically, please contact:

For documents and Guidelines click below and search Opportunity Number  PAS-COLOMBO-YEG16-007

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