Small Grants Program

Funding Opportunity Number: TASHKENT-PAS-FY21-01
Current Closing Date for Applications: May 31, 2021

The U.S. Embassy Tashkent Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce funding is available through the Embassy’s Democracy Commission (DemCom) Small Grants Program.  This program supports the development of Uzbekistan’s democratic institutions and civil society by competitively awarding small grants to Uzbekistan’s non-profit, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and associations, to nonprofit civil society organizations (CSOs), and to independent local media organizations.

The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section (PAS) in Tashkent is soliciting proposals for grants from Uzbekistan’s civil society and independent media organizations that focus on one of the priority areas/themes specified below. Applicants should pay close attention to the Public Affairs Section’s goals, priority program areas, and target audiences when developing their proposals.

Overall Program Goals: Increase the capacity of civil society organizations in Uzbekistan to respond to the country’s urgent social needs, and increase citizen participation in governance through effective implementation of reforms and laws on civil society, government transparency and citizen oversight.

Grant Priority Areas: Funding is available for projects that address one or more of these Public Affairs Priority areas:

1) Strengthening civil society, promoting human rights and the rule of law

2) Supporting entrepreneurship and economic empowerment

3) Strengthening Independent Media

For complete application instructions and all necessary forms, please visit:

How to Contact Us

In case of any questions about the Small Grants Program, please contact:

Small Grants Coordinator
Embassy of the United States of America
3 Moyqorghon Street, 5th Block Yunusobod District
Tashkent, 100093 Uzbekistan
Phone: +998 781402441
Fax: +998 781206302

Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, we are not available to answer calls at the number above. Please use the email address until further notice.