MEPI Local Grants Annual Program Statement
The Office of Assistance Coordinationâ€™s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Program seeks single-country proposals for its Local Grants Program. The Local Grants Program serves as MEPIâ€™s most direct means of supporting organizations and individuals in the Middle East and North Africa. These grants are designed to: - Strengthen civil society; - Support constructive advocacy and civic activism; - Support citizensâ€™ efforts to contribute to positive economic, social, and political empowerment; - Expand opportunities for women and youth; - Strengthen the rule of law; - Develop independent media in service to communities; and, - Help communities work alongside governments in shaping their own futures. MEPIâ€™s regional offices, located in the Middle East and North Africa, manage the program.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Agency: Department of State
Office: Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement, Grant, Other
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Eligible applicants include local organizations of civil society, non-profit organizations, community groups, non-governmental organizations, professional associations, private sector organizations, and universities based in Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, the West Bank or Gaza, and Yemen. Any organization with a headquarters office located outside of these countries cannot apply to this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Senior Meeting Planner
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards range from $50,000.00 to $150,000.00