Applications are now open for the Joke Waller-Hunter (JWH) Initiative to stimulate the leadership of young people in environmental Civil Society Organizations   The Joke Waller-Hunter (JWH) Initiative creates opportunities for young people in the environmental sector in developing countries to expand their knowledge, experience, and training. The Initiative provides an accessible and tailored small grant between 2 500 and 7 000 euro for the education and training of individuals who their organization nominates as potential future leaders.   The grant can be applied for a wide range of activities, including advancing either their knowledge and skills through studies, courses, and...
15.06.2022
  The thematic program on human rights and democracy is based on the key features of the European Document on Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR), which aims to promote and protect human rights, fundamental freedoms, democracy and the rule of law. Thus, all proposals within the framework of this competition should be aimed at (1) improving the regulatory environment that guarantees fundamental freedoms; (2) increasing the potential of independent media and civil society organizations, promoting the values of professional journalism and critical thinking.   Aims of the competition: Strengthen the capacity of civil society organizations and independent media to exercise fundamental...
02.06.2022
A competition has been announced to provide a grant for the implementation of a professional development program for English teachers with a total cost of $150 000   The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy Nur-Sultan, in partnership with the American non-profit organization FHI360, announces the start of accepting applications for an open competition for the implementation of a program to improve the skills of secondary school English teachers. The selected organization will conclude a sub-grant agreement with FHI360 and will carry out training activities for trainers, based on the experience of the Pedagogical University Development Project (PUDP) U.S. Embassies for...
25.05.2022
  The Public Affairs Sections of the US Embassy in Nur-Sultan and the US Consulate General in Almaty of the US Department of State have announced the call for applications for an annual grant in the Public Diplomacy Grants Program framework.   The purpose of the program: Support programs directed to develop cultural, educational, and professional ties between the United States and Kazakhstan.   Submitted projects must comply with the following priority directions: Support of Public Resilience to Disinformation Support for democratic institutions and human rights Support inclusive, diversified economic growth based on an equitable, climate-smart and sustainable energy...
03.05.2022
The Embassy of the United States in Kazakhstan  has issued a call for grant applications to implement projects that will bolster Kazakhstan’s media market. Projects are directed to improve professional journalism standards, implement innovative approaches in gathering and sharing accurate news, and support the development of peer-to-peer interactions.   The purpose of the program: Promote journalistic professionalism and diminishing the negative impact of disinformation in Kazakhstani media.   The projects provided should correspond to the following priority themes:: Theme 1: Countering fake news and disinformation. Theme 2: Promoting professional journalism standards,...
Kazakhstani public activists have the opportunity to receive support within the framework of the Japanese Government program «KUSANONE (Grass Roots)» «KUSANONE (Grass Roots)» is a program of the Government of Japan for gratuitous assistance to small-scale social projects to ensure human security. The main goal of the program is to assist the common strata of the population, promote sustainable personal independence and social development of local residents by ensuring their safety and increasing their potential. The purpose of the call: provision of gratuitous assistance to small-scale social projects to ensure human security, promotion of sustainable personal independence and social...
24.03.2022
  The U.S. Embassy Nur-Sultan and Consulate General Almaty Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce funding is available through the Embassy’s annual Small Grants Program.   Applications for grants between $10,000 and $50,000 can be submitted in the following priority areas: Countering Vaccine Hesitancy and COVID-19 Disinformation Addressing Climate Change through Methane Reduction Strengthening Civil Society Efforts in Rural   Purpose of the program: Depending on the area of implementation: Counter disinformation by increasing access to accurate information on COVID-19 and vaccines, focusing specifically on rural and Kazakh-language...
17.03.2022
The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) announces the open call for funding opportunity for projects under the “Biodiversity Hotspot in the Mountains of Central Asia” program. This program is a joint initiative of the French Development Agency, Conservation International, the European Union, the Global Environment Facility, the Government of Japan and the World Bank and aims to conserve biodiversity. The amount of the grant ranges from $ 50,000 to $ 150,000.   Purpose of the program: ensuring the participation of civil society in the conservation of biodiversity   Eligibility: representatives of civil society from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and...
04.11.2021
The U.S. Embassy Nur-Sultan Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is looking for one to three partners to implement three nationwide skills-building programs on entrepreneurship, English writing, and promoting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) with key audiences across Kazakhstan. at Kazakhstan’s ten American Corners. Estimated total program funding – $30,500   Purpose of the program: Depending on the area of implementation: to support Kazakhstan’s economic growth by promoting entrepreneurial values through training; to strengthen students’ English writing ability, which will lead to an increase in the number of Kazakhstani...
30.06.2021
The U.S. Embassy Nur-Sultan Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is looking for one to three partners to implement three nationwide skills-building programs on entrepreneurship, English writing, and promoting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) with key audiences across Kazakhstan. at Kazakhstan’s ten American Corners. Estimated total program funding – $30,500   Purpose of the program: Depending on the area of implementation: to support Kazakhstan’s economic growth by promoting entrepreneurial values through training; to strengthen students’ English writing ability, which will lead to an increase in the number of Kazakhstani...
29.06.2021