The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is pleased to announce the FY 2021 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) Competition.
The 2021 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) promotes a post-driven alumni engagement
AEIF offers alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs the opportunity to propose innovative projects that address several U.S. foreign policy themes such as:
Building Civic Participation; Good Governance, and Resilient Communities; Fostering economic prosperity; Empowering Women and Girls; Advancing Science, Technology, Health, and Innovation; Promoting Inclusion and Educational Opportunity.
Projects may include alumni from different exchange programs. Proposals generally should be in the range of $10,000 to $50,000.
Applicants must complete and submit a detailed budget. Applications must submit a full project description, including a detailed narrative that outlines the plan of action, describing the scope of the proposed work and how it will be accomplished. The narrative should be accompanied by a details budget that includes all program costs.
Alumni may submit project proposals and budgets, in English only through Public Affairs Section at the following email address: KhartoumEmbassyGrants@state.gov.
Applications will be reviewed on the basis of their completeness, coherence, clarify and attention to details.
Project and Budget Periods: Local grants projects must be completed in one year or less.
Deadline: Proposals should be submitted no later than January 31, 2021.
Alumni’s Applicants should expect to be notified of the decision within one month after submission.
Reporting Requirements: All awards issued will require both program and financial reports on a frequency specified in the award agreement. The disbursement of funds may be tied to submission of these reports in a timely manner. All other details related to award administration will be specified in the award agreement.
AEIF2021 Budget Form (XLSX 30 KB)