Deadline: 20 January 2020
Project proposals must address one of the following themes:
- Rule of law and legal reform;
- Transparency in government and anti-corruption;
- Protection of human rights and promotion of tolerance;
- Public education and advocacy (including civic education);
- Minority rights;
- Women’s empowerment;
Trafficking in persons (Anti-trafficking):
- Building capacity of responsible agencies to improve identification of labor victims (both foreign and domestic) of trafficking;
- Reintegration, rehabilitation and vocational training programs for victims of trafficking;
- Prevention of trafficking in persons by addressing the demand;
- Assistance and protection programs for foreign victims;
Public Education and Advocacy: Air Quality Management:
- Emissions inventories, including using existing modeling techniques to conduct, publish, and implement outreach campaigns educating the public about actual sources of significant pollution, versus presumed sources;
- Outreach campaigns, highlighting the actual economic costs and benefits of improving air quality, focusing on economic and morbidity data.
- Award Ceiling: $50,000
- Award Floor: $1,000
Preference will be given to projects that engage in the following activities:
- Activities that will result in concrete outcomes (versus only discussions);
- Advocacy for solving societal issues;
- Development of proposals for legislative changes;
- Non-governmental and/or non-profit and/or not for profit organizations registered in Kazakhstan are eligible for this program.
- Applications from organizations registered outside of Kazakhstan, commercial organizations, political groups carrying out partisan activities, and charity organizations will not be considered.
- Only one grant application may be submitted per one eligible organization.
- Organizations funded through the U.S. Embassy Small Grants Program during 2018 and 2019 are not eligible during 2020 cycle.
For more information, visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=322887