AEIF provides alumni of U.S. government-sponsored and facilitated exchange programs with funding to expand on skills gained during their exchange experience to design and implement innovative solutions to global challenges facing their community. Since its inception in 2011, AEIF has funded nearly 500 alumni-led projects around the world through a competitive global competition. This year, AEIF 2023 will support United States’ commitment to supporting a stable, democratic, and sovereign Nepal; developing Nepal as a reliable economic partner; and, supporting Nepal’s journey to becoming more inclusive with a strong commitment to human rights.
Embassy Kathmandu will accept projects proposed and managed by teams of at least two (2) alumni that support themes such as:
Announcement posted: Dec 8, 2022
Closing date for applications: January 23, 2023
Funding type: Small grant awards
Expected size of individual awards: Between $5,000 to $35,000 USD
Program Performance Period: Proposed programs should be completed within one year.
Past participants (“alumni”) of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs