Notice of Funding Opportunity – Annual Program Statement

Department of State – Embassy of the United States, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
Notice of Funding Opportunity – Annual Program Statement

The U.S. Embassy Nur-Sultan and U.S. Consulate General Almaty Public Affairs Sections (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State are pleased to announce funding is available through the Embassy’s Public Diplomacy Grants program.  Applications may be submitted at any time for consideration on a rolling deadline. Awards will be made on a rolling basis, pending the availability of funds.

Background:  The Public Affairs Sections (PAS) at the U.S. Embassy Nur-Sultan and U.S. Consulate General Almaty are soliciting proposals for grants from not-for-profit, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions that focus on one of the priority areas specified below. Applicants should pay close attention to these priorities, the Public Affairs Sections’ goals, and target audiences when developing their proposals. Due to the volume of applicants and inquiries, PAS does not accept letters of intent, concept papers, or requests for meetings prior to application.

This program will be funded under the appropriate Public Diplomacy authorization.  All programming is subject to the statutory limitations of the funding determined.

PAS Nur-Sultan and Almaty invite proposals for projects that focus on one of the priority areas specified below. Public diplomacy programming includes communications with international audiences, cultural programming, media strengthening, educational exchanges, university partnerships, civil society engagement, and education including English language instruction, and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).

Program details: Notice of Funding Opportunity – Annual Program Statement(PDF, 414KB)

For assistance with the requirements of this solicitation, contact: KZ-PAS-Proposals@state.gov, Grants Coordinator: telephone number Nur-Sultan (+7-717-270-2217; +7-777-255-66-79) and Almaty (+7-727-250- 4870).

Please use these forms of an application:

  1. SF-424 (Application for Federal Assistance – organizations) (PDF, 265KB)
  2. SF-424I (Application for Federal Assistance – individuals) (PDF, 754KB)
  3. SF-424A (Budget information for non-construction programs) (PDF, 322KB)
  4. Application Form (DOC, 43KB)
  5. Budget Narrative for Budgets $ 25,000.00 and higher (XLS, 32KB)