Alumni Small Grants Program 2020/21


Kosovo United States Alumni officially announces the 2020/21 Alumni Small Grants Program funded by the U.S. Embassy in Kosovo. Subject to availability of funds, KUSA will award small grants up to $ 7,000.00 to alumni of U.S. Government-funded exchanges and training programs. With funding support from the Alumni Small Grants Program, the U.S. government seeks to support alumni initiatives.

The application process consists of two phases: Phase I and Phase II. Phase I consists of a general application where the applicant describes the overall project goal and the anticipated overall budget. Shortlisted project proposals will be invited to submit an application for Phase II.

To be eligible to submit an application, project leaders must be alumni of a U.S. government-funded exchange program including, but not limited to IVLP, Fulbright, Humphrey, Ben Franklin, TLP, Access, YES, KYEP, UGRAD, Ron Brown, Marshall Center, and KAEF. 

We encourage all KUSA members to apply for project grants!

*for your reference, please see projects that were implemented in previous years

Deadline for submission of application
The Alumni Grant Program will be dedicated to projects targeted at topics such as:
  • Education, particularly for women and minorities and STEM education 
  • Promoting Rule of Law, Legal Reform and Access to Justice
  • Economic Development and Entrepreneurship
  • Environment and Green Energy
The Alumni Grant Program does NOT fund projects such as following:
  • Visit of U.S. or international experts
  • Fundraising campaigns
  • Conferences/Workshops, unless it is an integral part of the project goal
  • Projects submitted by for-profit, commercial organizations
  • Projects that aim to support partisan political activity
  • Projects that take more than a year to implement
  • Projects that are not being implemented by alumni
  • Academic Research
  • Ongoing Projects
How to apply?

Application materials must be submitted by email to The subject line of submission emails should follow this format: Alumni Small Grants Application Project Title. For assistance with the requirements of this solicitation, please email us at or contact us +383 44 573066. For detailed information please read carefully the instructions below.

Call for Proposal - Solicitation