Current Programs and Grants

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ORGANIZATIONS APPLYING FOR FEDERAL ASSISTANCE

All organizations applying to receive Federal assistance must have a Dun & Bradstreet Number (DUNS) before the application is submitted, a CCR (NCAGE) number, and a letter identifying the authorized Entity Administrator, and an active account with the System for Award Management (SAM.gov) before an award can be made.

Please note that process of registration on the SAM.gov portal can take substantial amount of time, so we recommend starting the process as early as possible.

The Public Affairs Section (PAS) Democracy Commission Small Grants Program supports projects that foster the development of civil society and public engagement in Ukraine.  The program provides seed money for Ukrainian non-governmental organizations to implement unique and sustainable projects.

There is no fixed application deadline.  PAS accepts applications on an on-going basis.  Grants are disbursed as funding is available.  For full details and information about how to apply, visit the Democracy Grants page.

The U.S. Embassy invites independent media outlets – including print, radio, TV, or electronic media to submit project proposals to the Media Development Fund. The Media Development Fund program accepts applications throughout the year. There is no set deadline. PAS will disburse grants as funding becomes available.  For full details and information about how to apply, visit the Media Development Fund page.

The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv announces the 2021 Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program to support projects in educational area.  Subject to availability of funds, the Embassy will award small grants as described below to Ukrainian non-governmental, not-for-profit organizations.  Specific thematic priorities and program requirements are described in detail below.  The project must be tailored towards Ukrainian audiences, and all project activities supported by the U.S. Embassy grant should take place in Ukraine and incorporate a substantive U.S. component. The length of the project may be up to one year.

Timeline:  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis between December 15, 2020 and July 15, 2021.  Any proposal sent before or after those dates will not be considered.

Should additional information be required, please contact the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine at KyivPDGrantsEdu@state.gov.

The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv announces the 2021 Book Translation Program. Subject to availability of funds, the Embassy will award small grants as described below to Ukrainian publishers seeking to translate American books from English into Ukrainian. The program seeks to further Ukraine’s efforts in the spheres of economic, social, and educational reform through book translations and publications.

This funding will support the translation of texts written by American authors and originally published by American publishers pertaining to the themes listed below. Translated books are distributed to universities and schools, libraries, government organizations and ministries, NGOs, the media, and other selected organizations. The main criteria for selecting books are their relevance, timeliness, and quality.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed throughout the year on a rolling basis.

Proposed projects should have a start date no earlier than January 20, 2021 and no later than September 1, 2021.

The U.S. Embassy Kyiv of the U.S. Department of State invites proposals for projects that foster the development of English language learning and teaching in Ukraine, and for cooperative agreements to provide technical and logistical support for English Language Programming from the Regional English Language Office in Ukraine. Projects should promote the use and spread of the English language through innovative forums, educational, and/or arts endeavors. They should help schools transition back to in person and blended learning while using knowledge and experience of online learning to create new, blended solutions.

Applications are due no later than June 15, 2021.

The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to implement the 2021-2023 English Access Microscholarship Program in seven regions of Ukraine. The English Access Microscholarship Program (Access) is a global program supported by the U.S. Department of State. Access provides a foundation of English language skills to talented 13-20 year-olds from economically disadvantaged sectors through after-school classes and intensive sessions. Access gives participants English skills that may lead to better jobs and educational prospects. The program also gives participants the opportunity to gain an appreciation for U.S. culture and values. It is intended to increase their ability to participate successfully in the socio-economic development of their countries and improve their chances of participating in educational and exchange programs in the United States. Since its inception in 2004, approximately 200,000 students in more than 80 countries have participated in the Access Program. Please follow all instructions below.

Priority Region: Berdiank, Kherson, Kyiv, Mariupol, Mykolayiv, Odesa, and Zaporizhzhya.

Deadline for Applications: June 25, 11:59 p.m. Kyiv Time.

The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to introduce American culture and values to Ukrainian audiences through American representation at local festivals.  Please follow all instructions below.

Deadline for Applications: Rolling.

 

The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to design a digital platform through which American and Ukrainian cultural and civic actors can initiate and plan collaborative activities.  A substantial portion of the funding through this solicitation must go toward a pot of money for these collaborations, decisions about which recipient organizations must take in consultation with the U.S. Embassy.  Please follow all instructions below.

Deadline for Applications: Monday, July 5, 2021, 11:59 p.m. Kyiv Time.

The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to implement the 2021-2022 English Access Alumni Program to support Civic Engagement projects in eastern Ukraine.

The program seeks to encourage alumni networking, professional development, and civic involvement by supporting alumni-initiated projects that support civil society involvement in Ukraine’s reform efforts, encourage tolerance and integration of marginalized or displaced populations, and celebrate the strong links between the people of the United States and the people of Ukraine.

Deadline for Applications – June 28, 11:59 p.m. Kyiv Time.

The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv announces a call for grant proposals for non-governmental organizations to combat disinformation and malign narratives spread via social and traditional media in Ukraine. Subject to availability of funds, the Embassy will award small grants as described below to Ukrainian, U.S. and other non-governmental, not-for-profit organizations. Projects must be tailored towards Ukrainian audiences, and all project activities supported by the U.S. Embassy grant should take place in Ukraine. Proposed projects should demonstrate sustainability after their completion and include monitoring and evaluation plans. The length of the project may be up to one year.

Deadline for Applications: July 15, 2021, 11:59pm GMT+2

The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to implement the Pre-service English Teacher Methodology Program in pilot pedagogical universities.

Five pedagogical universities selected by competition will be involved in creating a hands-on English teaching methodology course, in collaboration with the team of American Specialists, and training faculty to deliver the course.

Deadline for Applications: July 5, 11:59 p.m. Kyiv Time.