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Applications for financial grants of Czech compatriot organizations and associations for year 2019

The Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles is pleased to inform the Czech compatriot organizations and associations in its jurisdiction (Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming) that it is already possible to submit applications for financial grants of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic for Czech compatriot organizations and associations abroad for year 2019.
The application form can be downloaded in the Czech and English version on the website of MZV

The deadline for the Application for the Financial Grant for 2019 is August 1, 2018.

The application has to be filled in and sent online. Please send the printed and signed original to the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Los Angeles, Att. Ms. Aneta Campbell. 10990 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA 90024.

Please note that all amounts in the application are to be mentioned in Czech crowns (CZK). Application form should include detail description of the project, timetable and preliminary budget of the project.

If you are submitting the Application for Financial Grant for the first time this year, please also submit a copy of registration and bylaws/articles of incorporation.

The financial grant can be received for the following projects:

1. Cultural and educational projects (organization of cultural, educational and social events, discussions and lectures which contribute to maintaining the Czech cultural heritage abraod: Czech schools, publication of newsletters, magazines, books....)

2. Maintenance and repairs of Czech schools abroad, Czech compatriot organizations ‘properties, monuments, and other items of Czech heritage abroad.

In the second quarter of 2019, the Consulate will notify the organizations regarding decisions on provision of financial gifts for 2019. Compatriot organizations are obligated to provide the Consualte with a final report and statement of account by January 15 of the following year. If the realization of a project exceeds to the next calendar year, it is possible to transfer the unspent resources to the next year after the prior approval by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.