EU Congratulates Winners of 'Getting to Know Europe' Grant Program

Jan 18, 2013, 16:00 ET from Delegation of the European Union to the United States

WASHINGTON, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A total of 14 U.S. academic, cultural and public policy institutions have been awarded grants by the Delegation of the European Union to the U.S. to promote a greater knowledge of the EU within local and regional communities for the January 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014 period.

The 'Getting to Know Europe' grant program of over one million dollars supports a broad array of activities in 13 states aimed at explaining the EU, its international role, and the value and significance of the transatlantic partnership to U.S. audiences.

Sponsored activities include transatlantic conferences, business forums, training programs and study visits, cultural events, exchange programs, and the development of information products.

The EU congratulates the following award recipients: Boston University (Boston, MA), Bay Area Council Economic Institute (San Francisco, CA), Brigham Young University (Provo, UT), City University of New York (NY), University of Florida (Gainesville, FL), Friends of the Goethe Institute (Washington, DC), University of Nebraska (Omaha, NE), New York University (NY), Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA), Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ), Smith Middle School (Chapel Hill, NC), World Affairs Council of Atlanta (Atlanta, GA), World Affairs Council of Houston (Houston, TX), World Trade Center San Diego (San Diego, CA).

The EU Delegation to the U.S. looks forward to working with these fine institutions.

For a full list of grantees and projects, please see:

Delegation of the European Union to the United States
2175 K Street (entrance from 22nd Street), NW, Washington, DC 20037 & @EUintheUS

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