U.S Embassy in Kyiv: 2017-2018 Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program- Education and Culture

Deadline: 15 June 2018

The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv has announced 2017-2018 Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program to support projects in education and culture to Ukrainian and U.S.-based nongovernmental, not-for-profit organizations and individuals.

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


The eligible themes for both educational and cultural programs are described below:


  • Lectures and roundtables by U.S. experts on curricula and administration.
  • Projects that support implementation of Ukrainian educational reforms
  • Projects that include interaction and partnership between Ukrainian and American students and academics.
  • Projects aimed at the integration of individuals with disabilities into society, accessibility of education.
  • Projects to enhance Ukrainian high school students’ media literacy and critical thinking skills.
  • Projects that include the following themes or elements will get special consideration:
  • Projects that focus on English language or American studies that connect Ukrainian and U.S culture will be given preference.
  • Advancing reforms and civil society engagement in the education sphere, energy sector, and environmental protection in Ukraine
  • Integration of audiences and participants from both Eastern and Western Ukraine.
  • Inclusion of audiences and internally displaced people from the occupied territories of Ukraine.
  • Focus on youth and young adults, ages 15-30.
  • Participation of American citizens is encouraged, but not required.


  • Projects in performing and visual arts, including but not limited to music, dance, theater, literature, film, photography, and video.
  • Projects for gallery-style exhibitions of paintings, sculptures, photography, artifacts, cartoons, or other similar works.
  • Lectures and round tables by U.S. experts in music, dance, theater, literature, poetry, film, and video.
  • Educational projects in the performing and visual arts, including but not limited to, music, dance, theater, literature, film, photography, and video.
  • All the projects should promote the U.S. culture in Ukraine or highlight American-Ukrainian collaboration in arts and culture.
  • Participation of American artists is strongly encouraged.
  • Projects that include educational elements and outreach to underserved communities (i.e. lectures or master classes) are preferred.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Ukrainian and U.S. individuals and registered non-profit, non-governmental organizations are eligible to apply.
  • Third country organizations and individuals are not eligible.
  • Municipal organizations, including kindergartens, secondary schools, after school centers and libraries are not eligible.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Countries: Ukraine, U.S

For further information, please visit U.S. Embassy in Ukarine.

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