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.

Attention! Democracy Small Grants Program is temporary not accepting any new submissions. Please keep on checking our page for new announcements and calls for proposals.

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 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 Ukraine announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a U.S. Ambassadors Fund on Cultural Preservation (AFCP) 2022 Grants Program. The Program aims to preserve historic buildings and monuments, archaeological sites, museum collections, and forms of traditional cultural expression, such as indigenous languages and crafts. The AFCP program is supervised by the Cultural Heritage Center (the Center) of the U.S. Department of State. Full implementation of the AFCP-2022 Program is pending the availability of Fiscal Year 2022 funds.

Deadline for proposals is extended to November 1, 2021, 11.59 p.m. Kyiv time.

More information about the competition https://ua.usembassy.gov/education-culture/u-s-ambassadors-fund/

The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine is pleased to announce a competition for the 2022 Study of the United States Institute on Civic Engagement for Student Leaders. This program is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State and will cover all participant costs.

Study of the U.S. Institute (SUSI) for Student Leaders from Europe is an intensive short term academic program whose purpose is to provide groups of undergraduate student leaders with a deeper understanding of the United States, while simultaneously enhancing their leadership skills. The Institute consists of a four-week academic residency with a balanced series of seminar discussions, readings, group presentations, and lectures. If conditions allow, the Institute will include a one-week integrated study tour in the United States.  Note that if the program must take place virtually, participants will engage in similar activities online.

The program will take place during June to August timeframe in 2022. Should health, safety, and travel conditions continue to pose significant challenges; the program will pivot to a modified virtual format.

Applications should be submitted to the Public Affairs Section’s email KyivSUSI@state.gov by December 10, 2021.

The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine is pleased to announce a competition for the 2022 Study of the United States Institutes for Scholars. This program is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State and will cover all participant costs, including program administration, travel, housing and subsistence, as well as book, cultural, and incidental allowances. The Institutes will be conducted as traditional in-person programs at U.S. host institutions.  Should health, safety, and travel conditions continue to pose significant challenges, the programs will pivot to a modified virtual format.

Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars comprise the following themes in U.S. Studies: American Culture and Values; Journalism and Media; Religious Pluralism in the United States; U.S. Economics and Business; U.S. Foreign Policy; and Workforce Development.

Deadline for receiving applications at the Public Affairs Section is December 20, 2021.

The U.S. Embassy in Ukraine is pleased to announce a competition for the 2022 Study of the United States Institute for Secondary Educators and Teachers. This program is sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State and will cover all participant costs, including program administration, travel, housing and subsistence, as well as book, cultural, and incidental allowances. The Institutes will be conducted as traditional in-person programs at U.S. host institutions.  Should health, safety, and travel conditions continue to pose significant challenges, the programs will pivot to a modified virtual format. Study of the U.S. Institutes for Secondary Educators will take place at various academic institutions throughout the United States over the course of five weeks beginning in June 2022.  Each Institute includes a four-week academic residency component and a one-week integrated study tour to another region of the United States.

Deadline for receiving applications at Public Affairs Section’s email KyivSUSI@state.gov is December 20, 2021.