Frequently asked questions

  1. How can I submit a grant application?
  2. How do I partner with EF?
  3. Does EF provide volunteer opportunities?
  4. Is EF affiliated with a religious or government organization?
  5. Where does EF get its funding?
  6. What is the best way for individuals interested in supporting projects to make a contribution?


1. How can I submit a grant application?

We no longer consider unsolicited proposals for funding. We do on occasion announce requests for proposals under particular programs and encourage you to follow us on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news.


2. How do I partner with EF?

EF is always interested in working with individuals and organizations that share our interest in supporting the development of a progressive society. If you are interested in partnering with our organization, please contact Zhenya Khilji, Program Associate, at zkhilji@eurasia.org.


3. Does EF provide volunteer opportunities?

For internships and volunteer opportunities in the Washington office, please check our Career page. For opportunities in the field, please visit our partner foundation websites.


4. Is EF affiliated with a religious or government organization?

EF is a privately managed non-profit organization supported by the government and other public and private donors. EF has no religious, government or political affiliation.


5. Where does EF get its funding?

EF was created in 1992 with the support of the U.S. government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to support development projects in the former Soviet Union. Since then, EF has received support from corporations, foundations, international governments and individuals from all over the world to sustain its mission and programs in different countries.


6. What is the best way for individuals interested in supporting projects to make a contribution?

EF is always grateful for your support of our work. To make a financial contribution, please visit our Donate page.