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U.S. Embassy Kyiv - Open Competition for Ukrainian Nonprofit Organizations to execute 16 Press Tours [Funding Opportunity: PAS-Ukraine-2019-014]

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 2, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on August 5, 2019
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The U.S. Embassy Kyiv of the U.S. Department of State has announced an open competition for applications to coordinate and execute 16 Ukraine Press Tours over 24 months (from Fall 2019 to Spring 2020).

Its objectiveis to improve the accuracy of European reporting on Ukraine, away from false narratives and towards fact-based reporting that reflects the current political, economic and social realities in the country.

Each Press Tour:
a) group will consist of an average of 4 European journalists, as well as accompanying staff members from the grantee in charge of preparing the Press Tour. Journalists may come from print, television, or social media backgrounds; the grantee will not be responsible for selecting individual journalist participants
b) will last 3-5 days.

Eligible Applicants: Ukrainian not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/nongovernmental organizations.

Award amount: up tp US$200,000.

Anticipated program start date: Sep 1, 2019.

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Participants and Audiences: European journalists and the Ukrainian government and civil society representatives they are

Applications are due no later than August 6, 2019 at 6 pm, Kyiv time.

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Jill Langhus
Aug 03, 2019
Aug 03, 2019

Thanks, Ana.

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 12, 2019
Aug 12, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply;
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills.
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and use its filters (right upper corner) to find what really suits you.
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others.
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests - tell these stories too. They will enlighten and inspire the sisterhood.