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Czech associations in US Midwest are the biggest recipients of the financial gifts from Czech MFA

In March 2023, the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Chicago distributed 4.180.000 CZK (188.806 USD) to 36 Czech associations.

Czech government program for the support of the Czech cultural heritage abroad includes language classes, study programs and a direct financial aid to projects of Czech communities abroad.

We are proud that dozens of historical and new associations present their applications each summer and that we can support various activities financially as well by our presence. In the year of 2023, the Consulate sent historical amount of 4.180.000 CZK (188.806 USD) to 36 associations in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska and South Dakota. It is more than any other Czech embassy or consulate distributes both in number of partners and in money.

For the complete list please see the table in annex or follow the web of our ministry with worldwide information - Peněžní dary krajanským spolkům v roce 2023 | Ministerstvo zahraničních věcí České republiky (mzv.cz)

We would like to thank all that hold the Czech flag, preserve the Czech cultural heritage and invest their time in all kinds of Czech activities. Děkujeme!


For long planning, the 2024 application is already available here: Žádost o peněžní dar (mzv.cz)

Application Guidelines:

Step 1: Fill out the application for financial gift online.

Step 2: Print the application.

Step 3: Sign and stamp the application.

Step 4: Save the application online.

Step 5: Send the printed and signed application to the Consulate General of Czech Republic in Chicago before July 31

Step 6: After using the money, send the financial report for the year to the Consulate General of Czech Republic in Chicago before Janurary 15


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