The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy to the Kyrgyz Republic is pleased to announce that funding is available through the Embassy’s Democracy Commission Small Grants Program.
This program supports the development of the country’s democratic institutions and civil society by competitively awarding small grants to nonprofit, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and associations, to nonprofit civil society organizations (CSOs), and to independent local media organizations in the Kyrgyz Republic.
Utilize This Offer
The following organizations are eligible to apply:
1. Not-for-profit organizations;
2. Civil society / non-governmental organizations;
3. Only organizations based in the Kyrgyz Republic.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit joint proposals with another NGO in the region or a Bishkek-based organization to build partnerships and strengthen civil society capacity in rural areas.
Please select one of the following five priority themes to focus on when developing your proposal:
a) Advancing Business Empowerment and Social Entrepreneurship;
b) Promoting Democratic Institutions;
c) Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE);
d) Trafficking-in-Persons (Anti-Trafficking);
e) Preventing Gender-Based Violence.
Estimated Award Ceiling: USS$50,000.
Estimated Award Floor: USD$10,000.
Length of Project Period: 9-12 months.
Closing Date for Applications: May 31, 2021.
For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=332549