The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched a call for proposals in an effort to identify 10 of the most inspiring and creative initiatives that address the challenges of the Latin American and Caribbean communities located in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
The Improving Lives grant competition, organized by the IDB’s program of community relations, offers 10 grants of up to US$25,000.00 each to non-profit organizations that are implementing these initiatives.
The grants combine financial assistance and pro-bono volunteer assistance to help the nonprofit organizations implement the programs that have been identified as improving the quality of life of Latin American and Caribbean communities in the area. The IDB’s community relations program seeks to build a close relationship with these communities through corporate philanthropy, volunteer activities donations and fundraising campaigns.
For more than 19 years, the IDB has supported numerous nonprofit organizations working with the Latin American and Caribbean communities in the U.S. capital. Last year, the bank expanded the reach of its grants program to include neighboring Virginia and Maryland.
All information regarding the 2017 Call for Proposals can be accessed in the website and must follow the General Guidelines applicable to the Call for Proposals. The deadline for online submission is 12:00 p.m. (US Eastern Time) on April 27.
The Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB also conducts cutting-edge research and provides policy advice, technical assistance and training to public and private sector clients throughout the region.
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