Citizen Diplomacy Action Fund for U.S. Alumni
Do you have a great public service project in mind, but need funding to get it off the ground?
Are you ready to use the skills and knowledge you gained during your exchange experience?
If you answered yes, then you and your team of alumni could apply for – and win! – up to $10,000 through the Citizen Diplomacy Action Fund for U.S. Alumni. The Citizen Diplomacy Action Fund for U.S. Alumni provides small grants to teams of past and current participants of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to carry out public service projects using the skills, knowledge, and networks gained during their exchange experiences. The Citizen Diplomacy ACtion Fund 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.
How to apply
Start by making sure you and your team members are registered in the International Exchange Alumni network on alumni.state.gov. If you have trouble renewing or establishing your account, fill out the account inquiry form at https://alumni.state.gov/account-inquiry.
Review the International Exchange Alumni website for Citizen Diplomacy Action Fund eligibility and project requirements. You will submit the separate proposal sections through an online form. You may start and save your application in the form to continue working on it at a later date.
U.S. citizen exchange alumni should submit one application per team.
Do you have questions about this competition?
Catch up on all you need to know about the application process, proposal writing tips, and important eligibility requirements with the Q&A webinar for the 2019 Citizen Diplomacy Action Fund here.
Click here to see a page of Frequently Asked Questions.
The Citizen Diplomacy Action Fund 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.