Notice of Funding Opportunity: 2018 U.S. Embassy Podgorica Democracy Commission Small Grants Program (Deadline: January 22, 2019)

This call for project proposals is now closed.


The U.S. Embassy Podgorica Democracy Commission Grants Program will award grants ranging from $20,000 to $50,000 to not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks, civil society/non-governmental organizations, educational institutions, other organizations that have displayed trustworthiness, and to U.S. Alumni non-governmental organizations for projects that contribute to the development of democratic processes in Montenegro.  Special consideration will be given to project proposals which advance:

  • Transparency and accountability in governance and business
  • Civic engagement for youth
  • Women’s leadership
  • Capacity development for aspiring entrepreneurs
  • Empowerment of vulnerable groups, including (but not limited to) minorities; the LGBTI community; people with disabilities; victims of gender-based violence; victims of human trafficking; and elderly population;
  • Reforms supporting the Euro-Atlantic integration of Montenegro

All application materials must be submitted by email to


More information about this Notice of Funding Opportunity you may find here.