Open World Announces Grant Recipients for 2017

Open World Announces Grant Recipients for 2017

For Immediate Release

Contact: Yasmine Evans, Public Affairs Specialist at

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, Open World Leadership Center announced grant recipients for 2017. Open World awarded grants to 12 non-profit organizations across the United States to further their programs for international exchanges.

All 2017 grant recipients will work directly with Open World to develop professional programming for more than 850 international leaders during the calendar year. Programmatic themes for 2017 include: Parliamentary/Legislator-to-Legislator, Accountable Governance, Education and Innovation, Social Services, Health Care, Rule of Law, Civil Society, and NGO Development.

On Monday, January 23, 2017, Open World’s grant recipients will convene in Washington, D.C. to discuss grant administration, program management, outreach to Congress, and additional programmatic responsibilities of a grant recipient.

Open World’s 13 grant recipients for 2017 include:

The Archangel Committee
Cambridge-Yerevan Sister City Association, Inc.
Council of International Programs USA
Friendship Force International
International Focus
International House Charlotte
Maryland Sister States
Rotary International
Rotary Club of Oklahoma City, Club 29
Supporters of Civil Society in Russia
U.S.-Ukraine Foundation
World Services of La Crosse, Inc.

To learn more about Open World’s 2017 grant recipients, please view here: