Grants to Support Ukrainian Displaced Universities

Get Specific Grants relevant to your Country & Areas of Work. Learn how

Deadline: 16 August 2019

The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv has announced a funding opportunity to support projects assisting Ukrainian universities that have been displaced by conflict in eastern Ukraine and Crimea.

75% Discount on Premium Membership (Ad)
For a limited time only, this discount offer gives you exclusive access to all the Premium Standard features for NGO grant success. Join Today.

This grants program is designed to support innovative and impactful projects to support displaced Ukrainian universities, their faculty, students and staff, and the communities that they now serve.

The project must be tailored towards Ukrainian universities and all project activities supported by the U.S. Embassy grant should take place in Ukraine.


Searching for the fastest way to write proposals? (Ad)
We have an extensive database of sample proposals from successful grantee organizations from around the world offering project ideas, proposal writing techniques and planned strategies. Join Premium to view Sample Proposals
  • Proposals may include requests for funds to purchase equipment or academic materials, though that amount may not exceed 20% of the total requested award. This grant may not be used to support an infrastructure project.
  • Projects that encourage the further integration of Ukrainian displaced universities into their new host communities, including strengthening collaboration between the relocated universities and other higher educational institutions in Ukraine.
  • Career development programming for students and alumni of Ukrainian displaced universities.
  • Projects designed to build capacity in the displaced universities by increasing proficiency in the use of electronic resources and technology.
  • Projects focused on supporting Ukrainian veterans with education-related programming on the basis of one or more of the displaced universities.
  • Projects that directly support the restoration and development of libraries of the displaced universities.

Funding Information

Subject to availability of funds, organizations may apply for grants up to $350,000.

Eligibility Criteria

Are you overwhelmed with too much grant information? (Ad)
Join Premium and view relevant grants and resources on a clean, ad-free and user-friendly Member Dashboard to organize and plan your successful fundraising. Learn more
  • Ukrainian and U.S. registered non-profit, non-governmental organizations are eligible to apply.
  • Third country organizations and individuals are not eligible.

Selection Criteria

The Embassy Public Diplomacy Grants Committee will use the following criteria to evaluate proposals received in response to this funding opportunity:

  • Quality of program plan and timeline: The program plan should reflect realistic and thoughtful development of a program that supports at least one of the displaced universities in Ukraine.
  • Scope and reach of the program: Proposals should identify the number of displaced universities (and faculty, staff and students) involved in this program in various roles, both as program designers, implementers, and beneficiaries.
  • Subject-matter expertise: Proposals should demonstrate subject-matter expertise in university administration or higher education.
  • Innovation: PAS will prioritize proposals that take an innovative, creative approach to supporting displaced universities in Ukraine.
  • Sustainability: PAS will look for proposals that present realistic plans to sustain the proposed program upon the conclusion of the federal award.
  • Project evaluation: Proposals should include a robust evaluation plan, and applicants should describe their organization’s capacity to evaluate the program they propose.
  • Cost-effectiveness: Indirect (overhead) costs should be low in comparison to direct program costs. Cost sharing is strongly encouraged; however, it is not a requirement of an application in response to this funding announcement.

How to Apply

Getting late information about new grants? (Ad)
The Early Grant Information feature for Premium Members ensures that you receive grant announcements much ahead of others so that you can have enough time to research and apply. Join Premium to get early information

Proposal must be submitted in English only by email at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit

Asian Peacebuilders Scholarship for Young Professionals from Asia

EU Call for Proposals for Digital Financial Services for Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP)

Innovative Ideas Mini Grants on Safer Workspaces in East Africa

Mobilize Power Fund: Grants for Youth-led and Intergenerational Groups, Nonprofits, & Coalitions in the USA

“8th Eastern European Academy for Social Democracy Program” for Young Progressive Leaders

Call for Young Promising Individuals for addressing Societal Issues with Fresh Ideas

Submit Your Applications for Gane Grant in the UK

U.S. Embassy in North Macedonia announces Annual Program Statement

U.S. Embassy in Algeria announces Media in Countering Violent Extremism

Fergusson Foundation Grants Program inviting Canadian Organizations

USAID/AMANAT Annual Program Statement seeking Applications from Afghan CSOs and NGOs

USAID/Nigeria’s Integrated Child Health and Social Services Award (ICHSSA) Activity

Apply for Newton-Ungku Omar Fund Grand Challenge 2019

USAID/Uganda Maternal Child Health and Nutrition (MCHN) Activity

Call For Proposals: F-Sure Karamoja Project Micro-Grants

Blue Growth Innovation and SMEs Programme is now open for Applications

Grants to Promote Better Understanding of the United States through American Studies

UNU-WIDER Request for Research Proposal: Regional Growth and Development for Southern Africa’s Prosperity

PEDL seeking Proposals for Exploratory Research Grants (Round 30th)

Research Grants Program on Organic Farming, Ranching, and Food Systems

Small Grant Program to support CSOs and NGOs of Netherlands

Funding Program to Strengthen Rural Communities in Australia

Stroke Foundation announces Research Grant Program in Australia

Canada Feminist Fund for supporting Gender Equality in the Palestinian Territories