Donor: U.S. Mission to Azerbaijan
Application procedure: Full Proposal
Donor base: United States
Reference number: DOS-AZE-PD-24-03
Eligible applicants: Individual, Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 15.05.2024

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: 10.000$
Total available budget: 235.000$
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 50.000$
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Capacity Building
  • Children & Youth
  • Disability
  • Environment & Natural Resources
  • Social Inclusion
  • Women & Gender

Project Locations

  1. Asia



1) Objective

The Community-Building Initiatives Program, facilitated by the U.S. Mission to Azerbaijan, aims to bolster local communities in Azerbaijan by supporting initiatives that enhance civic participation, problem-solving capabilities, and overall well-being. The program seeks to fund innovative projects that address key thematic areas, including raising environmental awareness, fostering volunteerism and community cooperation, advocating for disadvantaged communities, and promoting sustainable practices in northern regions.

By empowering economically and socially disadvantaged groups such as IDPs, women and girls, persons with disabilities, and young people, the program endeavors to create vibrant communities capable of addressing local needs and collaborating on solutions. Successful projects will be evaluated based on their ability to engage local participants, tackle community issues, establish effective community groups, advocate for marginalized populations, and promote environmentally responsible decision-making.

2) Eligibility

Eligible applicants include individuals and nonprofits without 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, except for institutions of higher education. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to fostering community development and collaboration within Azerbaijan.

3) Location

Actions must take place in Azerbaijan.

4) Budget

The total program funding available is $235,000, with an expected number of awards set at 7. Award amounts will range from $10,000 to $50,000 per project.

5) Application

Interested applicants are invited to submit proposals addressing one or more of the thematic areas outlined in the program description. Proposals should include clear objectives, implementation plans, budget breakdowns, and sustainability measures. The original closing date for applications is May 15, 2024, and no cost sharing or matching requirement is imposed. For further information and assistance with the application process, applicants may contact Nigar Aliyeva at BakuPASPrograms@state.gov.

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