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2014 Travel Exchange and Small Project Assistance Grants

Travel Grant Application
Project Guidelines and App
Guidelines for Travel

2014’s program activities will focus on three themes that work to:
·         increase English language learning;
·         increase and strengthen university partnerships; and
·         engage youth, and promote economic empowerment and social inclusion. 

Program Components:

Travel Grants for volunteers and community leaders to visit partner chapter to participate in skills training, give presentations and workshops, build program action plans, and participate in community projects.  Travel grants are reviewed on a first come, first served basis.  Travelers from Latin America are now required to apply for a J-1 visa and are no longer allowed to travel to the US on a tourist visa.

·         Attached are the complete instructions and application.  Or you may also apply online via http://www.formstack.com/forms/?1133057-9CGikLiDJC

 Teacher-in-Residence Grants are travel grants for English teachers and administrators to share methodologies and pedagogy for teaching English as a second language, including methodologies for reaching out to marginalized communities.  Travel requests are reviewed on a first come, first served basis.  Travelers from Latin America are now required to apply for a J-1 visa and are no longer allowed to travel to the US on a tourist visa.

·         Attached are the complete instructions and application.  Or you may also apply online via http://www.formstack.com/forms/?1133057-9CGikLiDJC

 Small Project Assistance Grants for Chapters to provide seed funding for community-led projects.  Small grants will be competitive on a quarterly basis. The first deadline for small grants is May 31, 2014.

·         Attached are the complete instructions and application.  Or you may also apply online via http://www.formstack.com/forms/?1150547-RndtPgXXTX


Public-Private Partnership Events
 to bring together volunteers and community leaders from throughout the region to share effective practices and build multi-national networks that include the US.  Information on upcoming events will be sent out soon. If you are interested in hosting an event on one of the priority areas, please contact Melissa Golladay.

 For more information contact:

·         Carmen Sepassi, Senior Program Officer, csepassi@partners.net

·         Melissa Golladay, Director, mgolladay@partners.net

·         Barbara Bloch, Membership Specialist, bbloch@partners.net