Call for Proposals for Africa Small Grants 2023

Call for Proposals for Africa Small Grants 2023

The Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI) is pleased to announce a call for proposals for the Africa Program Small Grant.

The program is focused on deepening understanding of the African continent and its importance for American foreign policy in the twenty-first century.

FPRI is particularly interested in proposals that focus on any of the following areas:

Great power competition in Africa, with a focus on China and Russia
Climate change
Democracy and Governance
Gender issues
Call for Proposals for Africa Small Grants – Funding Information

FPRI is awarding a small grant of up to $10,000 to support the institute’s new program on Africa.

The proposed project must contribute to FPRI’s core mission of educating and informing policymakers about regional issues and their relevance to American interests and the recipient would be expected to work with the Director of Research and Africa Program Chair on follow-on projects and other activities to support FPRI’s Africa Program.
The proposed project must include two deliverables, including a policy-length report (at least 3,000 words, but not more than 10,000 words) and at least one op-ed-length piece.
This grant does not fund:

Long-term academic or policy research projects
Publication subventions
Administrative or institutional operating costs
Indirect costs

What is the project about?

Please describe the research or policy question and its relevance to US interests.
What are your project activities and what is the timeline? Please describe the major steps from start to finish and explain how you intend to complete the project during the proposed period.
What particular skills and experience do you have that would qualify you for this fellowship and, beyond your individual project, how will your skills and past experience contribute to the overall growth and impact of FPRI’s Africa Program?
What impact do you hope to achieve? Please discuss potential short-term impacts alongside prospects of continuation for the project that might translate into medium and long-term impacts.
Curriculum Vitae for potential researchers.

Apply by 31st March.

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