Funding Opportunity: U.S. – Russia Peer-to-Peer Program (U.S. Dept. of State)

Deadline for Applications: June 1, 2017 (18:00 Moscow time)

The 2017 competition for the U.S.-Russia Peer-to-Peer Dialogue Program is now open.   The application deadline is 18:00 Moscow time (11:00 EDT), Thursday, June 1, 2017.

The U.S. Department of State announces the next round of competition for the U.S.-Russia Peer-to-Peer Dialogue Program, which provides grants of up to $100,000 to support unique projects centered on Russian-American, peer-to-peer collaboration, including an exchange of best practices on a topic of mutual interest.  The purpose of the program is to foster greater contacts between Americans and Russians.

In the proposal, applicant organizations must clearly demonstrate collaboration with a peer organization in the other country.  Projects must be non-political in nature and focus on Russian-American peer-to-peer dialogue or people-to-people engagement on themes of mutual interest.  Applicants are encouraged to incorporate innovative methodologies to accomplish program goals and foster interaction among peers.  Successful projects will result in a product or outcome which enhances interaction and understanding between our two societies.

For full program guidelines and application procedures, please see the additional resources box on the right.  You may also download all application information and materials from under Opportunity number “DOSRUS-17-CA-002.”
Please email with any questions.