Book Translation


The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce the 2016 Book Translation Program PAS is soliciting proposals from publishing houses, academic institutions, and non-governmental organizations to publish books by American authors in the Kyrgyz language. The program provides funding for copyright acquisition (if needed), translation, and printing of fiction and non-fiction titles for various ages. We expect to award several grants for translation, with an average award amount of $10,000 to $15,000. The minimum print run is typically 3,000 copies. The published books will be distributed by the U.S. Embassy and partners to educational institutions and public libraries in the Kyrgyz Republic. Priority topics include: womenâ₏™s empowerment, youth engagement, civic participation, media, and environmental issues, as well as classic and contemporary literature for early readers and young adults. Proposals containing a narrative summary and a budget outline in English should be sent to PAS no later than March 23, 2016. For more information, please contact PAS at the U.S. Embassy in Bishkek: 171 Prospect Mira, telephone: (0312) 59-70-00 (ext.7137), e-mail:

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of State
Office: Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Trevor Olson
Deputy Public Affairs Officer
Phone 096770770341
E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards range from $1,000.00 to $20,000.00


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