Inoculating African Democracies from Foreign Legal Coercion

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Inoculating African Democracies from Foreign Legal Coercion: A cooperative agreement for up to $850,000 U.S. Dollars (USD) in FY 2020 ESF will be awarded for work that will support a more resilient media ecosystem and build capacity to mitigate the suppression of independent media and democratic values in Kenya, South Africa, and Zambia. The initial period of performance will be for eighteen (18) to twenty-four (24) months. Funding authority rests under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 (FAA).
Federal Grant Title: Inoculating African Democracies from Foreign Legal Coercion
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Global Public Affairs (DOS-PA)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SFOP0008163
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.700
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: July 26th, 2021
Original Application Deadline: July 26th, 2021
Posted Date: May 26th, 2021
Creation Date: May 26th, 2021
Archive Date: November 1st, 2025
Total Program Funding: $850,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $850,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: May 26th, 2021
Category Explanation
The Department of State seeks proposals to provide a combination of legal and media support activities to counter efforts to undermine free and open information environments. The implementer will combine a variety of legal and media services to co-develop a pilot initiative with the Department of State that can target malign threats to media and information spaces at every level. It will scope its approach to meet the exact needs of the selected countries, support a more resilient media ecosystem, and push back on efforts to suppress independent media and democratic values.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligibility is limited to U.S. and foreign non-profit/nongovernmental organizations, educational institutions, and commercial entities.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Link to Opportunity in SAMS Domestic
Grant Announcement Contact
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