Notice of Funding Opportunity: 2023 Democracy Commission Small Grants Program

The U.S. Embassy Podgorica Public Affairs Section is pleased to announce a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the 2023 Democracy Commission Small Grants Program.  This program is designed to support initiatives that contribute to open and competitive political systems and the protection of human rights.  For this NOFO, the Embassy is seeking project proposals that support tolerance, diversity, and inclusion within Montenegrin society.

Project proposals should address one of the following priority areas:

  • Protection of human rights and promotion of tolerance, especially among youth
  • Ethnic minority, LGBTQi, and gender equality
  • Women’s empowerment in the political and economic sphere

All application materials must be submitted by email to by close of business (17:00) on Monday, May 8, 2023.

You may access the full text of this Notice of Funding Opportunity along with required forms and guidelines here.