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Cablegate: Application Deadline Extended for Iran Small

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TO RUEHKB/AMEMBASSY BAKU PRIORITY 7264
RUEHRL/AMEMBASSY BERLIN PRIORITY 6774
RUEHSL/AMEMBASSY BRATISLAVA PRIORITY 8132
RUEHBS/AMEMBASSY BRUSSELS PRIORITY 1485
RUEHLO/AMEMBASSY LONDON PRIORITY 9408
RUEHNY/AMEMBASSY OSLO PRIORITY 6482
RUEHFR/AMEMBASSY PARIS PRIORITY 0715
RUEHPG/AMEMBASSY PRAGUE PRIORITY 8814
RUEHRO/AMEMBASSY ROME PRIORITY 7680
RUEHSM/AMEMBASSY STOCKHOLM PRIORITY 5797
RUEHTC/AMEMBASSY THE HAGUE PRIORITY 3129
RUEHYE/AMEMBASSY YEREVAN PRIORITY 6017
RUEHIT/AMCONSUL ISTANBUL PRIORITY 2311
RUEHDIR/IRAN RPO DUBAI PRIORITY 0086

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E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: PREL KDEM KPAO ABUD AFIN AMGT ECON IR
SUBJECT: APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR IRAN SMALL
GRANTS PROGRAM

REF: 08 STATE 33385

1. (SBU) The Office of Iranian Affairs (NEA/IR) announces
that the application deadline for the Iran Small Grants
program has been extended to November 15, 2008.

2. (SBU) The Office of Iranian Affairs has funds available
for small grants at addressee posts to support civil society,
human rights, and rule of law in Iran. Interested posts
should encourage appropriate local NGOs and other
organizations to submit proposals that fit within the
parameters of program (REFTEL).

3. (U) Please contact Nate Swanson at SwansonNL@state.gov or
Carolyn Coberly at CoberlyCH@state.gov for any questions
concerning the small grants or Iran democracy program.
RICE

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