The Challenge

The Inter-American Development Bank  is seeking the 10 most inspiring and creative initiatives that
primarily address the needs of the Latin American and/or Caribbean communities
located in the Washington DC metropolitan area (WDC). 

The GRANT

The Inter-American Development Bank will award 10 nonprofit
organizations with grants of up to US$ 25,000.00 each, subject to the terms and
conditions outlined in the Improving Lives 2017 Guidelines of this competition.
US$ 25,000.00 each
10   nonprofit   organizations
The funds may be used to enhance/expand a recently implemented initiative or as seed capital to implement a new one. Applicants are encouraged to provide cost sharing and/or additional funding in support of the Proposal. There is no minimum or maximum percentage of cost sharing and additional funding required for the Grants. When cost sharing is offered, it is agreed that the applicant must provide the amount of cost sharing in the budget template as stipulated in the Proposal.

NOTE: This area includes the District of Columbia, Maryland (Calvert, Charles, Frederick,Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties) and Virginia (Alexandria, Arlington, Clarke,Culpeper, Fairfax, Prince William and Loudon Counties).

REQUIREMENTS FOR ELIGIBILITY

GRANTS NOT SUPPORTED

Read the Improving Lives 2017 Guidelines

The Schedule

Launch: March 28th 12 pm (EST)
Deadline for submitting questions: April 25th 12 pm (EST)
Deadline for submitting applications: April 27th 12 pm (EST)
Winners announcement: September 30th 2017
Period of performance: September 2017 to October 2018

For any questions or clarifications with respect to the requirements, the IDB’s contact is listed below and all communication with the IDB shall be directed as follows: IDB Community Relations, idbcommunityrelations@iadb.org.

About the IDB Community Relations Program

IDB’s Community Relations Program seeks to improve the Latin America and Caribbean communities’ lives in WDC by supporting our local nonprofit organizations through corporate philanthropy, volunteerism, in-kind donations and fundraising campaigns.

The IDB grant program proposes a comprehensive approach by combining financial assistance and potential pro bono skills-based volunteerism to assist nonprofit organizations in improving the quality of life of the Latin American and/or Caribbean communities in WDC.

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