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U.S. Embassy in Oslo: Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) “Expanding Media Literacy”

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 27, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on September 26, 2019

The U.S. Embassy in Oslo:
a) would like to increase media literacy in Norway
b) seeks to partner with a Norwegian organization to co-host a regional seminar on media literacy in Nordic countries for journalists and government public affairs representatives, and related professional, to include a session open to the public
c) aims to create a set of online media literacy tools that will lead to audiences being able to more easily differentiate between fact-based information and information that is of poor quality and/or intended to cause harm to democratic processes.

Goals of the project
1. Strengthen the understanding of U.S. system of governance, through innovative, episodic digital content for the target demographic (youth in Norway age 15-21)
2. Use short video formats as a means of reaching youth with engaging and innovative content that is both appropriate and entertaining.

Applicants must register in the U.S. Government’s “System for Award Management” (SAM) database.

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Awards range: US$15, 000 - US$24,000.

Proposals should be submitted via email no later than September 27, 2019.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 27, 2019
Aug 27, 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 = increase your chances of success!
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 then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit 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; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Aug 28, 2019
Aug 28, 2019

Thanks, Ana!