AEECA: Detect and Check Disinformation in Bulgaria

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AEECA: Detect and Check Disinformation in Bulgaria: The U.S. Embassy in Bulgaria announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a program to foster the development of independent media in Bulgaria through training for journalists and journalism students. The program will strengthen journalistic resilience to Russian disinformation and manipulation in Bulgaria. The grantee would conduct training and seminars for journalists and journalism students from around Bulgaria (with a special focus on those who are generally underserved by such programs, but also including influential regional journalists from outside the capital) on detection of and protection against Russian disinformation in the spheres of traditional and online media. The objective of these trainings is to help journalists identify and fact-check the flood of disinformation coming from Russian sources. Participants and Audiences: Journalists and journalism students from around Bulgaria (with a special focus on those who are generally underserved by such programs, but also including influential regional journalists from outside the capital).
Federal Grant Title: AEECA: Detect and Check Disinformation in Bulgaria
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Bulgaria (DOS-BGR)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: PAS-SOFIA-FY22-03
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.900
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: August 1st, 2022
Original Application Deadline: August 1st, 2022
Posted Date: June 17th, 2022
Creation Date: June 17th, 2022
Archive Date: August 31st, 2022
Total Program Funding: $150,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $150,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: June 17th, 2022
Category Explanation
Assistance for Europe, Eurasia, and Central Asia - Countering Russian Influence Fund (AEECA-CRIF) FY 2021
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Grant Opportunities, U.S. Embassy in Bulgaria
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