U.S. Government requests proposals for campaigns to raise public awareness about environmental issues

Dushanbe, Tajikistan July 14, 2020 – The U.S. Embassy Dushanbe Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce funding is available through the Embassy’s Environmental Awareness and Action Campaign. This program seeks to raise awareness about significant threats to the environment in Tajikistan and promote civic action to help address these problems.

The U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Section in Dushanbe is soliciting Grant Proposals from Tajik non-governmental organizations and independent media organizations that focus on one of the following priority areas:  Raise public awareness about air pollution, water pollution, or waste management in Tajikistan, their harmful effects, and what measures can be implemented to address the problems.

Grant Proposals cannot exceed 10 pages.  Proposals must be submitted to GrantProposalsDushanbe@state.gov by August 14, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time. Projects should be for a period of 9-12 months and have a budget of $5,000-$25,000.  All content of proposals must be in English and budget amounts must be listed in U.S. dollars.  The Embassy anticipates selecting 1-3 projects for funding by September 30, 2020.  If you have any questions about the grant application process, please contact: GrantProposalsDushanbe@state.gov

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