One Nigerian Civil Society Group has Received Awards In Grant A Sum Of $523,314 From The U.S. Embassy

United States Embassy in Nigeria has awarded a whooping sum of $523,314 in grants to civil society groups in Nigeria for 2019. A statement by the embassy spokesman, Russell Brooks while speaking said “a total of 16 projects were funded that will address pertinent issues of concern to Nigerian citizens.

Grant recipients include Non-profit organizations such as Global Peace Foundation, Centre for Change and Community Development, Development Initiative for West Africa, and arts organizations like the Jos Repertory Theatre.

The projects are focused on empowering marginalized women for economic development; providing educational opportunities and development; enhancing social cohesion to foster conflict prevention; and promoting peace and security.

During the workshop, Cultural Affairs Officer Sterling Tilley addressed the organization’s representatives regarding their partnership with the U.S. Embassy.The 2020 open competition will soon be on and applications are accepted on a rolling basis until the final deadline of July 31, 2020.

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