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 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 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  (Please note: An earlier version of the PDF file for this NOFO included the incorrect date of Monday, February 15.  The correct date is July 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 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: extended to July 27, 11:59 p.m. Kyiv Time