COIL ANNOUNCES GRANT RECIPIENTS FOR 2023
WASHINGTON, DC — The Congressional Office for International Leadership (COIL) announced grant recipients for 2023. COIL awarded grants to 11 non-profit organizations across the United States to implement the Open World program on the local level.
All 2023 grant recipients will work directly with COIL to develop professional programming for more than 1,300 emerging leaders from participating countries during the calendar year. Program themes for 2023 include: Accountable Governance, Civil Society, Community Leadership, Cybersecurity, Education, Entrepreneurship, Equity and Inclusion, Health Care, Journalism and Media, Legislative Development, Members of Parliament, NGO Development, Rule of Law, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), Social Services, Sustainability, Veterans Issues, and Youth Development.
• Cambridge-Yerevan Sister City Association, Inc. (Cambridge, MA)
• Council of International Programs USA (Novelty, OH)
• FHI 360 (Durham, NC)
• Friendship Force International (Lawrenceville, GA)
• Guilford Rotary (Greensboro, NC)
• International Focus Inc. (Raleigh, NC)
• Rotary Club of Oklahoma City (Oklahoma City, OK)
• Rotary International (Evanston, IL)
• Sebastopol World Friends (Sebastopol, CA)
• Supporters of Civil Society (St. Louis, MO)
• U.S.-Ukraine Foundation (Falls Church, VA)
Founded in 1999 by Congress, COIL maintains a vast network of more than 30,000 alumni in partner countries. COIL's Open World program supports congressional diplomacy efforts for Members of Congress by conducting exchanges that establish authentic communication and enduring relations. Program participants are exposed to the work of Congress, American politics, accountable governance, and volunteerism while being home-hosted by American families.