Annual Program Statement for Cultural Affairs

The summary for the Annual Program Statement for Cultural Affairs grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the US Mission to Kazakhstan, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Annual Program Statement for Cultural Affairs: Grant proposals should address one or morePublic Affairs priorities: Arts, Culture, and Sports Programs: should promote localcultural heritage, traditional and modern art forms, and other forms ofcreative expression and have a connection to American values or culture. Theseprograms may support civilsociety organizations, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, oremerging leaders in these fields. The aim of arts, culture and sports programsis to deepen ties between Kazakhstan and the U.S. and improve understandingabout U.S. culture and values. Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Empowerment: should develop innovative ideas involving STEAM, space, socialentrepreneurship, adaptive technologies, rural economic development, economicdiversification, women's empowerment, corporate social responsibility, accessto finance, and support for entrepreneurs. Media Strengthening: Increasetransparency, media professionalism, access to diverse sources of news, andsavvy consumption of news. Projects may develop Kazakh language media,fact-checking and research for journalists or media consumers, capitalize onsocial media use for greater transparency, and/or expand such programs beyondthe capital and secondary cities of Kazakhstan. English Language Programs: Projectsshould promote the use and spread of the English language through innovativeclubs, forums, social media, educational, and/or arts endeavors. Fostering Regional Stability: Projectsshould promote peace building, leadership development, youth and women'sempowerment, diversity and inclusion. Such projects should strengthen tiesbetween the United States and Kazakhstan through academic arenas, arts andculture, civil society, and related programs.
Federal Grant Title: Annual Program Statement for Cultural Affairs
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Kazakhstan (DOS-KAZ)
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DOS-KAZ-AST-PAS-19-003
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.040, 19.900
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 16th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: August 16th, 2019
Posted Date: March 12th, 2019
Creation Date: March 12th, 2019
Archive Date: September 15th, 2019
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Expected Number of Awards: 25
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 12th, 2019
Category Explanation
The U.S. Embassy Astana and U.S. Consulate General Almaty Public Affairs Sections invite proposals for programs that strengthen cultural ties between the U.S. and Kazakhstan through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
The U.S. Embassy Astana and U.S. Consulate Almaty Public Affairs Sections encourage applications from U.S. and Kazakhstan registered not-for-profit, civil society/non-governmental organizations, educational institutions, and individuals with at least one year of programming experience desired.
Grant Announcement Contact
Grants Coordinator
Phone 7172702217
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