Current Programs and Grants


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 ( before an award can be made.

Please note that process of registration on the 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