The United States is proud to offer funding opportunities open to a wide range of Yemeni and international non-governmental organizations for projects in Yemen supporting a broad array of causes. Small grants are awarded through the Public Affairs section of the Embassy on a recurring basis for amounts up to $10,000. The State Department’s Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) also awards local grants ranging in size from $25,000 to $75,000.
Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program:
The Public Affairs Section of the Embassy is very proud to have supported a wide range of projects over the past several years supporting causes ranging from access for the disabled to the rights of prison inmates to improving job skills and employability through computer training. For more information on our small grant program, and to apply, please visit our Small Grants page.
Please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or comments related to our small grant program.
The Middle East Partnership Initiative
The Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI), located within the Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, is a unique program designed to engage directly with and invest in the peoples of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). MEPI works to create vibrant partnerships with citizens to foster the development of pluralistic, participatory, and prosperous societies throughout the MENA region. To do this, MEPI partners with local, regional and international non-governmental organizations, the private sector, academic institutions, and governments. More information about MEPI can be found at: www.mepi.state.gov, and information on MEPI Exchange Programs can be found at: http://mepi.state.gov/exchanges.
Information on MEPI's Regional Office in Abu Dhabi can be found at: abudhabi.mepi.state.gov
Download Fact Sheets:
- MEPI General Fact Sheet (PDF_267KB)
- MEPI General Fact Sheet (Arabic PDF_380KB)
- MEPI Programs Overview (PDF_433KB)
- MEPI Programs Overview (Arabic PDF_98.9KB)
For information about the MEPI Local Grants Program, please visit our MEPI Local Grants page.