Donor: U.S. Mission to Turkmenistan
Application procedure: Full Proposal, Online Application
Donor base: United States
Reference number: STX-100-TM-19-GR001
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: ongoing

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: 3.000$
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 20.000$
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Children & Youth
  • Disability
  • Economic Development
  • Human Rights
  • Religion & Faith
  • Women & Gender

Project Locations

  1. Asia



1) Objective

The U.S. Embassy Ashgabat Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce funding is available through the Embassy’s Small Grants program. Funding is available for projects that address the priority areas below and focus on Public Affairs’ key audiences, including: civil society organizations, entrepreneurs/innovators, women, and youth (14-25 years old). Priority themes: (1) economic empowerment and entrepreneurship, particularly for women, youth, and vulnerable populations to advance economic independence and sustainable development. (commercial activity or specific businesses/startups will not be considered); (2) promoting rule of law and legal reform; (3) assisting people with disabilities; and (4) promoting environmental awareness by creating citizen understanding of sustainable management of ecosystems and natural resources.

Other themes are: (1) promotion of a robust civil society that advances the civil rights of all population segments; (2) strengthening social partnership and dialogue among government and civil society organizations; (3) inter-faith and inter-ethnic dialogue; religious freedom (religious activities which advance or inhibit one religion over another, or one interpretation of a religion over another, will not be considered); and (4) combatting human trafficking.

2) Eligibility

This program supports the development of Turkmenistan’s democratic institutions and civil society by competitively awarding small grants to Turkmenistan non-profit, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and associations, and to non-profit civil society organizations (CSOs). State bodies are encouraged to work with NGOs to submit applications.

3) Location

Actions must take place in Turkmenistan.

4) Budget

Maximum award amount is $20,000 and minimum award amount is $3,000. Anticipated period of performance is 6-12 months. Expected number of awards is 10.

5) Application

Applications may be submitted at any time. Proposals will be reviewed on a rolling basis as they are received, with two intermediate deadlines: May 30 at 18:00 and December 31 18:00 Ashgabat local time. Please note that review may take up to 90 days. Applicants may submit their application through Grants.gov or to the following email address: PASAshgabatGrants(a)state.gov.

Login Account

Already a Rubnio Customer?

Invaild email address.

6 or more characters, letters and numbers. Must contain at least one number.

Your information will nerver be shared with any third party.