Grants Programs

The U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation

The U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) supports the preservation of cultural sites, cultural objects, and forms of traditional cultural expression in more than 100 developing countries around the world. AFCP-supported projects include the restoration of ancient and historic buildings, assessment and conservation of rare manuscripts and museum collections, preservation and protection of important archaeological sites, and the documentation of vanishing traditional craft techniques and indigenous languages. Cultural heritage endures as a reminder of the contributions and historical experiences of humanity. By taking a leading role in efforts to preserve cultural heritage, the U.S. shows its respect for other cultures.

Democracy Commission Small Grants Program

The purpose of the Democracy Commission Small Grants Program is to award grants for specific projects that support democracy and the development of democratic institutions in the Republic of Serbia. Grants are awarded to non-governmental and other non-profit organizations throughout Serbia. The maximum amount is $24,000, but smaller grants are preferred in order to support more projects. To be eligible for consideration, every applicant must be registered in the territory of the Republic of Serbia and be engaged in, or propose to carry out, a project whose purpose to further develop democratic institutions in Serbia, especially in local municipalities. Democracy Commission grants support four themes:

Alumni Small Grants Program

The Alumni Small Grants Program, apportioned for alumni of U.S. Government exchange programs, is intended to promote alumni leadership and networking, as well as facilitate cooperation with the U.S. Embassy Belgrade in strategic fields for the future of Serbia: strengthening the rule of law, promoting economic development, countering violent extremism and promotion of media literacy and critical thinking. The application period for this program is now open. For more information please read Alumni Small Grants Notice of Funding Opportunity 2019

Current and previous opportunities