Thu. Jul 9th, 2020


Shenango Valley Makers

Saving the Free Press in the 21st Century

Funding Opportunity ID:326656
Opportunity Number:SCAISB-20-AW-016-04302020
Opportunity Title:Saving the Free Press in the 21st Century
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:Grant
Category of Funding Activity:Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation:Public Diplomacy
CFDA Number(s):19.501
Eligible Applicants:Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility:Eligibility is open to international and Pakistan-based non-profit organizations. Organizations may sub-award or sub-contract with other entities, but only one non-profit organization can be the prime recipient of the award. Pakistan government entities are not eligible to apply. For-profit entities are not eligible to be the prime recipient of an award under this NOFO. When sub-awarding or sub-contracting with other entities, the responsibilities of each entity must be clearly defined in the proposal. The applicants must submit proof of their non-profit status with their proposal submission (e.g. proof of 501(c) (3) status, Pakistan NGO license). Applications that do not include proof of non-profit status will not be considered for an award. Individuals are not eligible for an award under this NOFO. U.S.-based or registered organizations should provide proof of registration to operate in Pakistan or have a documented agreement with a partner organization registered to operate in Pakistan. Please refer to Section D for funding restrictions.
Agency Code:DOS-PAK
Agency Name:Department of State
U.S. Mission to Pakistan
Posted Date:Apr 30, 2020
Close Date:Jun 15, 2020
Last Updated Date:Apr 30, 2020
Award Ceiling:$250,000
Award Floor:$200,000
Estimated Total Program Funding:$250,000
Expected Number of Awards:2
Description:The U.S. Consulate General Karachi Public Affairs Section (PAS Karachi) is pleased to announce an open competition for one assistance award through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), contingent on funding availability, through the Public Diplomacy Grants Program. The project will train Pakistani journalists in skills that will contribute to their professional success and provide greater financial stability and independence. Leveraging both business and technical skills, the grantee will help journalists become a one-stop shop for producing comprehensive reporting as well as build and promote their brands. Programs will take place primarily in the main media hubs of Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad.

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