Funding for Projects on transparency and accountability

  • Categories: News, Uganda
  • Posted: June 13, 2017
  • Author: linkmeUg

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy in Uganda announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for small grants that support our mission goal of strengthening democratic institutions and processes to allow for more accountable governance in Uganda.  Projects should aim to promote transparency and accountability in the local community, and the implementation period should be for one year.  The Public Affairs Section target audience is typically youth. Projects using social media and public communication are encouraged.


Funding of up to $20,000 for a grant may be approved, subject to your project being selected and availability of funds.

Application Procedures and Eligibility:

Please submit a concept note (no more than two pages) describing a program that addresses the theme of transparency and accountability in governance.  Please include an estimate of your program’s cost. If the concept note fits with our goals, the Embassy will reach out to you to submit a formal proposal.  For a proposal to be considered, it must be submitted by a duly registered organization and specifically addressing the theme indicated.  Grants will not be awarded to individuals.All submissions must be submitted no later than June 26, 2017 and should include the following information:

  • Name and address of the organization
  • Name and contact information of authorized representative
  • Purpose of the grant, project description, goals and objectives
  • Itemized budget
  • Period of implementation

U.S. Embassy Point of Contact:

Applications should be sent to [email protected]


Good luck on this finding funds for your organization.


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