Becoming a Responsible Consumer of Media

The summary for the Becoming a Responsible Consumer of Media grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the US Mission to South Africa, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Becoming a Responsible Consumer of Media: The U.S. Embassy in South Africa announces an open competition for organizations interested in implementing a series of workshops, lectures, media campaigns on Becoming A Responsible Consumer of Media over a one-year period to train trainers and educators to educate South Africans to be responsible consumers of news. Specifically: • Help frame the teaching of responsible media consumption to adults and young adults in school settings, libraries, through social media platforms, via broadcast news, and in classrooms at the high school and university level. • Focus on methods of identifying misinformation and disinformation and creative ways to educate people to take responsibility for their own media consumption habits . • Create a responsible media consumption campaign tailored for South Africans to be rolled out following the workshops, with participants on board to amplify. Activities should have an American component, demonstrating the shared values around freedom of information and responsible journalism in a democracy. This could include, but is not limited to, engaging American experts on the topic, partnering with an American organization with similar aims, or using curriculum developed by an American expert or institution. Please follow the instructions in the full notice.
Federal Grant Title: Becoming a Responsible Consumer of Media
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to South Africa (DOS-ZAF)
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DOS-CT-201902
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.040
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 31st, 2019
Original Application Deadline: May 31st, 2019
Posted Date: March 26th, 2019
Creation Date: March 26th, 2019
Archive Date: June 30th, 2019
Total Program Funding: $50,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $20,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 26th, 2019
Category Explanation
Public Diplomacy
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
Public Diplomacy Funding Opportunities
Grant Announcement Contact
Mark L Dobson
PAS Management Specialist
Phone 01127124314640
U.S. Embassy South Africa Grants Administrator
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