**The 2018 deadline for this opportunity has passed or the internal application slot has been granted. Updated information will be posted when the next funding cycle opens.**


Dept of State US Exchange Alumni Network and Capacity Building Program Solicitation

Program Summary 

Applicants may submit proposals to conduct two primary functions in support of expanding opportunities to U.S. citizen alumni of U.S. government-sponsored people-to-people exchange programs: 1) Organize and implement approximately 12 professional development seminars and accompanying career events in different cities across the United States, focusing on professional networks, capacity building, and job skills training; and 2) Develop and implement a small grants program targeted at U.S. citizen alumni to provide opportunities for them to use the skills, knowledge, and networks gained on their exchange programs to carry out community projects.


Internal Competition Deadline: 11:59pm MST May 1, 2018

Sponsor Application Deadline: 10:00pm MST May 31, 2018

The internal competition deadline has passed without interest; email ltdsubs@colorado.edu if interested.

Internal Application Requirements (all in PDF format)

  • Up to 2-page project summary
  • Up to 2-page curriculum vitae
  • Up to 1-page budget overview: a basic budget outlining project costs is sufficient; detailed OCG budgets are not required.

To access the online application, visit: https://colorado.secure-platform.com/a/solicitations/home/4189


Organizations with less than four years of experience in conducting international exchanges are ineligible to apply.

Limited Submission Guidelines

Applicants may submit only one proposal under this competition.

Award Information and Duration

Award Amount: $2,260,000

Number of Awards: 1

Project Period: 3 years