Balkh Media Information Center

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Balkh Media Information Center: The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan announces an open competition for assistance awards through this Request for Grant Proposals (RFGP). PAS invites all eligible organizations to submit a proposal to establish a Media Information Center (MIC) based in the governor's office of Balkh Province. The grant's goals will be achieved by strengthening provincial capacity to engage in proactive, effective, and truthful outreach to both public and private media. This solicitation calls for the establishment of the regional Media Information Center (MIC) to include staffing, training, operations, and equipment to provide initial assistance in disseminating accurate and timely information especially on governance and development success stories that extend the Afghanistan narrative beyond security issues and create a sense of national unity.
Federal Grant Title: Balkh Media Information Center
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SCAKAB-13-GR-006-SCA-12272012
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.501
CFDA Descriptions: Public Diplomacy Programs for Afghanistan and Pakistan
Current Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2013
Original Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2013
Posted Date: Dec 27, 2012
Creation Date: Dec 27, 2012
Archive Date: Feb 26, 2013
Total Program Funding: $250,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $250,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Public Diplomacy
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligibility is open to all U.S., Afghan, and international organizations or companies with direct experience in media relations, strategic communications, and public affairs, and a proven track record of success implementing projects in Afghanistan. U.S. organizations or companies are required to partner with an Afghan organization or company.
Grant Announcement Contact
Pedro Palugyai, Grants Manager Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan
Inquiries & submissions [KabulPDProposals@state.gov]
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