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Peace Journalism Project in Afghanistan

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted May 11, 2021 from Brazil
Expires on June 21, 2021
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The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is pleased to announce an open competition for eligible organizations to submit applications for a project to carry out media activities that support the current peace process and future reconciliation efforts.

PAS seeks proposals for a project that will support current peace and reconciliation efforts through:
a) developing media fact-checking capacity,
b) enhancing peace reporting and public outreach on the peace process, and
c) strengthening provincial media organizations.

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Eligibility is open to all types of applicants except for individuals.

Organizations may sub-award / contract with other entities, but only one entity may be the prime recipient of the award.

When sub-awarding / contracting with other entities, the responsibilities of each entity must be clearly defined in the proposal.

The primary goal of this project is to support current peace and reconciliation efforts through developing media fact-checking, enhancing reporting on local / regional peace activities, and strengthening provincial media organizations.

Anticipated Award Amount:
• The floor for the base period is set at US$500,000.
• The ceiling for the base period is set at US$750,000.

Funding Type:
This project will be funded by Economic Support Funds, authorized by the Foreign Assistance Act, and is subject to the statutory limitations of such funding.

Anticipated Performance Period:
Base Period - 24 months.

Anticipated Program Start Date: July 2021.

Closing Date for Applications: June 22, 2021.

For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=333019

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
May 11
May 11

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you, in order 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 attests usually required by calls such this one);
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start now!!!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resources section!
Best,
Ana Isabel

Cgbidi
May 12
May 12

Hello Ana thank you for the Advertisement.
Are they looking for only Afghanistan base organization?

Jill Langhus
May 12
May 12

Thanks, Ana.