AEECA/ESF PD Programs
To provide civil society and democracy building public diplomacy programs within Europe, Eurasia and Central Asia. The applicable countries are: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Office of The Coordinator of U.S. Assistance to Europe and Eurasia, Department of State
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, FREEDOM Support Act, and SEED Act
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
See individual federal assistance announcements on U.S. Embassy web sites in: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, or Uzbekistan for details.
Only applicants NGO's from Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, or Uzbekistan are eligible for this program.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is not applicable.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. OMB Circulars A-102 and A-110 are used as guidelines in administering these programs.
Applicable embassies vary award procedures. Typical steps are: requests for proposals, reviews, and then notification based on the individual Public Affairs Section timelines.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
Funds are granted primarily to indigenous NGOs and institutions of higher learning to carry out civil society and democracy building programs within their respective countries/regions.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance monitoring by program office is conducted on, at minimum, a yearly basis.
Financial records should be maintained for three years after the grant has ended.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Typical grants are less than one year. Grants are not to exceed five years. Combintation - can be done in increments after benchmarks are met or in lump sums.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
2201 C Street, NW, Room 3249
Washington, DC 20520 US
202 647 8519
(Project Grants) FY 18$53,183,955.00; FY 19 est $9,596,887.00; FY 20 Estimate Not Available FY 16 Estimate Not Available FY 17 est $23,000,000.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
Examples of Funded Projects