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Democracy Commission Small Grants Program - Federal Grants

Funding Opportunity Overview

Democracy Commission Small Grants Program is a Discretionary grant funded by U.S. Mission to Moldova. It's award amount is up to $100,000 and 10 awards are expected. It is categorized in Education. The grants is open to all (government, organization, and/or individual) entities. The application deadline (close date) to apply is 2023-01-10 (35 days left).
The following table summarizes the Democracy Commission Small Grants Program opportunity.
Opportunity NumberPDS-CHISINAU-FY23-02
Opportunity TitleDemocracy Commission Small Grants Program
Opportunity CategoryDiscretionary
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Post DateNovember 10, 2022 (Thursday)
Last Updated DateNovember 8, 2022 (Tuesday)
Close DateJanuary 10, 2023 (Tuesday)
Award Amount$10,000 - $100,000 (total funding : $100,000)

Funding Detail Description

The U.S. Embassy Public Diplomacy Section announces an open competition for organizations to submit a statement of interest (SOI) to carry out projects that foster the development and education of civil society in Moldova under the Democracy Commission Small Grants Program.
The Democracy Commission program is a focused yet flexible mechanism that provides funding for unique, and sustainable projects. The selection of the projects is based on the applicants’ ability to demonstrate concrete achievements that can show impact in a given field or specific community.
Project proposals must address at least one of the following themes: · Promoting of minority rights and full participation in the political process. · Advancing women’s rights and full participation in the political process and economic/business/technological fields.
· Supporting efforts to recognize and support LGBTQI+ persons. · Building awareness and support for persons with disabilities to include their voices in urban design, accessibility, and inclusion. Please carefully follow all instructions below. The submission of the Statement of Interest (SOI) is the first step in a two-step process.
Applicants must first submit a concise SOI designed to clearly communicate program idea and objectives. This is not a full proposal. The purpose of the SOI process is to allow applicants to submit program ideas for evaluation prior to requiring the development of a full proposal application.
Upon a merit review of eligible SOIs, selected applicants will be invited to expand on their program idea(s) by submitting a full proposal application. Full proposals will go through a second merit review before final funding decision are made. We will be examining closely project proposals to ensure that they do not duplicate existing programs and projects and will view with favor those that specifically identify how their program proposals build on existing efforts, while adding something new that is of value.
This funding opportunity is authorized by the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. Priority Region: The Embassy will give priority to projects implemented outside of the major cities of Moldova/ Program Objectives: · To enhance citizen engagement in advocating for accountable governance, on specific issues.

Dates and Awards Details

The following table shows the dates and awards information in detail for Democracy Commission Small Grants Program federal grants. It posted on 2022-11-10 and will be closed on 2023-01-10.
The estimated total program funding is $100,000 for 10 awards (expected). The maximum award amount is $100,000 and the award floor amount is $10,000.
Agency NameU.S. Mission to Moldova
Important Dates
Post DateNovember 10, 2022 (Thursday)
Close DateJanuary 10, 2023 (Tuesday)
Last Updated DateNovember 8, 2022 (Tuesday)
Archive DateFebruary 9, 2023 (Thursday)
Awards Detail
Award Floor$10,000
Award Ceiling$100,000
Estimated Total Program Funding$100,000
Expected Number Of Awards10
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo

CFDA Numbers

The next CFDA (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance) numbers are associated to this federal grant.
  • 19.900 - AEECA PD Programs

Categories of Funding Activities

  • Education
  • No Additional Explanation Reported

Funding Eligibility

Eligible Applicants:
  • Others
  • Additional Information: The following organizations are eligible to apply: Not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations registered officially in the Republic of Moldova.

Grantor Contact Information

Grantor DetailGrants Program
moldovagrants@state.gov
Emailmoldovagrants@state.gov
(Email)