The U. S. Embassy Nur-Sultan Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U. S. Department of State is pleased to announce funding is available through the Embassy’s Public Diplomacy American Corners Grants Program.
The U. S. Embassy Public Affairs Section (PAS) in Nur-Sultan is soliciting proposals
from Kazakhstan and United States’ not-for-profit and non-governmental organizations that support the development and implementation of strategic programming at American Corners in Kazakhstan.
American Corner programs are planned in consultation with host institutions and the Public Affairs Section.
They should be free to the public and utilize the help of volunteers and local partners.
Kazakhstan has nine American Corners where the programs proposed by applicants may take place.
Core Programs 1. Accurate Information about the United States:
Providing accurate, compelling, timely and audience-appropriate information about the United States – its history, culture, society, values, and foreign policies.
2. English Language Learning:
Facilitating English language learning through access to English language speakers, resources, computers, and internet access.
3. Study in the United States:
Promoting higher education study in the United States by providing international students with accurate, comprehensive, and current guidance on applying to U. S. colleges and universities.
4. Culture and STEAM:
Fostering people-to-people connections to increase understanding and build respect with host country audiences through science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) and cultural programs.
U. S. Alumni Engagement:
Supporting continuing engagement with U. S. government exchange program alumni, connecting them to local audiences through alumni programs in which credible, local voices can share firsthand information about the United States and American values.