INTERETHNIC RECONCILIATION AND YOUTH PROGRAM YOUTH CAMPS

Funding Opportunity ID: 299042
Opportunity Number: 004-FY2018
Opportunity Title: INTERETHNIC RECONCILIATION AND YOUTH PROGRAM YOUTH CAMPS
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: •Divided Communities: Bringing together neighboring or nearby communities that have had little contact since the war. •Fractured Education/Two Schools Under One Roof: Working with segregated schools to address issues that divide students along ethnic lines. These projects should help remove obstacles to integration in education. •STEAM projects: Using science, technology, engineering, arts, robotics, and mathematics to bring young people together across ethnic lines. •Restoring Dignity to War Victims: Projects that involve youth in activities to restore dignity to victims of war and survivors of sexual violence and/or imprisonment camps from all ethnic groups. •Marginalized Groups: Projects that promote cooperation among marginalized minority groups from different ethnic communities, including (but not limited to) displaced persons, persons with disabilities, socio-economically disadvantaged persons, LGBT persons, Roma, and others.
CFDA Number(s): 19.900
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Non-profit organizations (including think tanks, civil society organizations, and NGOs), educational and cultural institutions, and independent media that are based and legally registered in Bosnia and Herzegovina are eligible to apply.
Agency Code: DOS-BIH
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina
Posted Date: Nov 28, 2017
Close Date: Jan 26, 2018
Last Updated Date: Nov 28, 2017
Award Ceiling: $50,000
Award Floor: $5,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $527,500
Expected Number of Awards: 20
Description: This program supports initiatives with the primary goal of promoting interethnic and intercommunity exchange, collaboration, and joint projects. We are seeking projects and initiatives that clearly develop increased tolerance and cooperation between the ethnically and geographically diverse communities of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Proposals engaging youth (ages 11-25) who have had no prior access to similar initiatives are encouraged. The Embassy welcomes all innovative proposals aimed at promoting interethnic engagement, reconciliation, and cooperation. Priority areas: Projects that reach out and promote cooperation between youth from different ethnic communities in the following areas: 1. Brcko District 2. Federation BiH: a) Canton 1: Bihač, Cazin, Bužim b) Canton 3: Srebrenik, Kalesija, Kladanj c) Canton 4: Zenica, Zavidovići, Maglaj d) Canton 6: Jajce, Uskoplje/Gornji Vakuf and Donji Vakuf e) Canton 10: Livno, Glamoč, Drvar 3. Republika Srpska: a. East Herzegovina b. Bihač Region c. Prijedor Region
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