2023 Citizen Diplomacy Action Fund

Calling all ExchangeAlumni: The 2023 Citizen Diplomacy Action Fund (CDAF) is now open. Apply now for this grants competition to win up to $10,000 to design a public service project that makes an impact.

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2022 Annual Report

From building trust through international exchange programs, to returning to in-person gatherings, to strengthening engagement with International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) and other exchange program partners, supporters, and alumni, take a look at our Network's impact in 2022.

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2023 National Meeting

The 2023 National Meeting is taking place March 29-31. Mark your calendars and hope you can join us in person as we celebrate the innovation, resilience, and impact of the Global Ties Network.

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States Served

We foster connections that break down borders, shatter stereotypes, and create a more peaceful, prosperous world.  

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“I am convinced that increased participation by dedicated Americans in international exchanges will help to achieve our common hope for a durable and just peace.”

President John F. Kennedy, 1961 Learn More