Funding oportunity for Fulbrighters

The Office of Alumni Affairs is pleased to announce a new funding opportunity, the Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF).  AEIF offers alumni and posts the opportunity to address global issues on a local, national, regional or international level. This opportunity is available to current participants and alumni of exchange programs. U.S. missions, ECA program offices, partner organizations, and Fulbright commissions can promote this opportunity to overseas audiences with materials provided in the AEIF PR Toolkit: https://alumni.state.gov/aeif/pr-toolkit

The AEIF competition launches February 16, 2011, and has three phases. First round ideas must be submitted by alumni between February 16 and March 13 on the State Alumni website https://alumni.state.gov . Finalists will be announced by April 4 and winning projects will be announced on May 23. Alumni can submit proposals up to $35,000 USD in the following categories or combinations thereof: democracy and human rights; economic opportunity and prosperity; women’s empowerment; promoting a better environment; food security; global health; and outreach to marginalized communities. More information, including eligibility requirements, is available at: https://alumni.state.gov/aeif

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