ENVIRONMENT | EDUCATION | WOMEN AND YOUTH EMPOWERMENT | ENTREPRENEURSHIP
US EMBASSY ALUMNI MICRO GRANTS COMPETITION
KEY PROGRAM FEATURES
SELECTION AND REVIEWING OF GRANTS
MACRO AND MICRO SCALE PROJECTS IMPLEMENTATION
IMPACT AND OUTREACH ASSESSMENT
The Alumni Micro Grants Project aims to promote positive change in Indian society through social impact projects of micro- and macro-scale in fields as diverse as entrepreneurship, education, environment, youth empowerment, and women’s empowerment. Through this grant we want to create a space of collaboration, co-learning and cross learning.American Embassy in partnership with Swechha is inviting applications from its Alumni network, for grant to create social impact through their innovative projects.
FOCUS AREA - Youth, Women Empowerment, Environment, Education, Pluralism, Tolerance and Inclusion, Entrepreneurship
KEY ACTIVITIES - Announcement of the grant, Screening of applications, Selection of alumni candidates, monitoring the small scale projects execution
TARGET GROUPS - Embassy Alumni network across 6 consulates
OUTREACH AND IMPACT - Over a 100 applications were received from around the country. There are currently 19 selected micro and macro scale projects that have been shortlisted. These are focussed on issues around environment, sustainability, gender, tolerance and inclusion, entrepreneurship and women empowerment.