About Exchange Alumni

Welcome to the Exchange Alumni community! This site is for past and current participants of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-facilitated exchange programs to build on their exchange experiences, network with fellow alumni, find grants and funding opportunities, and participate in alumni-only competitions.

Join us and gain access to these opportunities, plus a variety of paid journals and other online resources -- all for free! You can also share news about your successful projects and celebrate the accomplishments of your fellow alumni around the world.

Benefits of Joining

The Exchange Alumni website is a key resource for alumni who wish to advance their efforts, their community, and our world. Membership to this exclusive online community grants access to:

  • Network with alumni leaders in your community and around the world
  • Access a variety of subscription-only newspapers, magazines, and scholarly journals online for free
  • Tap into professional development resources, including mentorship programs
  • Find millions of dollars in funding and grant opportunities through Foundation Directory Online.
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Benefits of Joining

Advance your efforts in your community and the world.

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Alumni Success Stories

Read success stories of alumni all over the world.

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MentorTalks: Starting a Successful Nonprofit

Are you ready for a fresh start? Join exchange alumni Julia Beabout and Brian McCarty on MentorTalks Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST to discuss their experiences founding and running successful nonprofit organizations.

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