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 implement the second iteration of the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs, a worldwide State Department initiative that empowers businesswomen to execute their business ideas and become leaders within their communities.

Deadline for Applications: Wednesday, March 24, 11:59 p.m. Kyiv Time.

 

The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, of the U.S. Department of State (Mission Ukraine) announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to oversee the Public Affairs Section’s (PAS) network of American Spaces throughout Ukraine to support U.S. engagement with Ukrainian audiences. This network includes one America House in Kyiv; two America Houses already opening in Odesa and Zaporizhzhya; two America Houses to be opened, likely in Lviv and Kramatorsk (pending availability of funds); and seven other American Spaces. Responsibilities include staffing and operating America House Kyiv; finalizing the setup of and then staffing and operating America Houses in Odesa and Zaporizhzhya; initiating the setup of and then staffing and operating America Houses in Lviv and Kramatorsk (pending availability of future funding and selection of the recipient for an option-year grant cost extension as explained in Section B; final locations are subject to change); and coordinating activities at the other seven American Spaces. Please follow all instructions below.

Deadline for Applications: May 11, 2021, 11:59 p.m. Kyiv Time