The U.S. Embassy Nur-Sultan and U.S. Consulate General Almaty Public Affairs Sections (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State launched a call for proposals that seeks to provide funding support to not-for-profit, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions through the Makerspace Expands! public-private partnership to expand access to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) activities through the Kazakhstan American Spaces and Makerspaces network.
PAS Nur-Sultan and Almaty invite proposals for projects up to 120 000 USD that focus on one or more of the objectives specified below:
- Increase participant capacity to solve problems using STEAM through mentorship, trainings, and other activities;
- Strengthen educator capacity to incorporate/integrate STEAM education into their classrooms;
- Support the “Maker” community and creative industries through innovative programs incorporating STEAM and business skills.
Proposed programs should be completed in six months or less.
Purpose of the program: Support economic development in Kazakhstan by equipping youth with in-demand technical and STEAM skills
- The U.S. Embassy Nur-Sultan Public Affairs Section encourages applications from U.S. and Kazakhstan registered not-for-profit, civil society/non-governmental organizations, and educational institutions with at least one year of programming experience desired. This experience should be documented in the organization’s proposal.
Application Deadline: June 26, 2021
For more details, please see: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/search-grants.html?keywords=DOS-KAZ-ALM-PAS-21-011