SEE 2017-2018 Project Competitions are Open

UPDATE: The new deadline is January 22nd, 2018

The US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE) is pleased to announce the launch of its 2017-2018 project competition. Teams composed of at least one US and one Russian organization or higher education institution are invited to propose innovative bilateral initiatives that benefit the people of both countries and address a common issue in one of the two following socially-oriented themes:


1.    Hands-on Learning in the Areas of Flora and Fauna.

2.    Social Inclusivity for Persons with Disabilities.


Details on specific eligibility criteria, project design requirements and submission instructions are specified in the official Request for Applications (RFA) available for download below. 


RFA for projects focused on Hands-on Learning in the Areas of Flora and Fauna. (updated)

RFA for projects focused on Social Inclusivity for Persons with Disabilities. (updated)


Project teams may request up to $40,000 in funding for a period of up to eight months.

To participate in the competition, all project teams must submit their full applications no later than 12:00 PM (noon) EST on January 22nd, 2018, via EF’s online application form HERE.


Please watch our Proposal Writing Webinar before submitting the application form. Please follow the link in the description of the Webinar to complete the post-webinar survey.


For Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) please click HERE