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Current Programs and Grants

United States Department of Agriculture Faculty Exchange Program

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Faculty Exchange Program (FEP), managed by the Foreign Agricultural Service, was created in 1994 to bring instructors from agricultural institutions of higher learning to the United States for 5 months to increase their knowledge of, and ability to teach, agricultural economics and marketing and agribusiness in a market economy.  

The goal of the program is to promote the development of sound agricultural policy and effective and competitive agricultural marketing and business systems.

DEADLINE: April 18, 2015.


Supporting Regional Media, Media NGOs and Independent Bloggers in the Eastern Ukraine

The U.S. Embassy’s Media Development Fund invites independent media outlets, registered Ukrainian non-governmental organizations and independent bloggers from Luhahsk, Donetsk, Kharkiv, Zaporizhzhia and Dnipropetrovsk oblasts to participate in an open grant competition. The goal of the competition is to enable the media, especially those in and adjacent to the conflict zone, to provide objective coverage of events promoting peaceful dialog and conflict resolution in Ukraine. 

DEADLINE:  NO LATER THAN March 30, 2015, 11:00 a.m.


2015 Democracy Small Grants Program General Competition


The U.S. Embassy invites Ukrainian non-profit and non-governmental organizations to submit project proposals to the Democracy Small Grants Program. There is no fixed application deadline – this is an open-ended competition.



2015 Media Development Fund General Competition

The U.S. Embassy invites independent media outlets – including print, radio, TV, or electronic media to submit project proposals to the Media Development Fund. There is no fixed deadline – this is an open-ended competition.