Legal Support to Journalists in Kazakhstan

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Legal Support to Journalists in Kazakhstan: The Embassy of the United States in Kazakhstan supports Kazakhstani journalists and their commitment to fulfill citizens’ rights to objective and timely information. The U.S. Mission believes in the crucial role of journalism in defining the future of any society and the need to ensure that journalists can receive timely and fair legal support, if needed. The U.S. Embassy in Kazakhstan announces a call for proposals on legal support to journalists in all regions of Kazakhstan. The successful applicant will provide legal support, including consultations and defense, to journalists and media outlets, and monitor the situation regarding press freedoms. The successful applicant should have defense attorneys on-staff or contracted who are available to provide their services in all regions of Kazakhstan. Priority will be given to applicants with experience in similar services and the ability to objectively monitor the situation regarding press freedoms. The successful applicant should demonstrate a good reputation, awareness of the situation regarding press freedoms in Kazakhstan, and be well-recognized among journalists and media experts in the community.
Federal Grant Title: Legal Support to Journalists in Kazakhstan
Federal Agency Name: U.S. Mission to Kazakhstan (DOS-KAZ)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: DOS-KAZ-NS-AEECA-20-008
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.900
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: July 9th, 2020
Original Application Deadline: July 9th, 2020
Posted Date: June 9th, 2020
Creation Date: June 9th, 2020
Archive Date: August 8th, 2020
Total Program Funding: $80,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $80,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $60,000
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: June 9th, 2020
Category Explanation
The U.S. Embassy in Kazakhstan announces a call for proposals on legal support to journalists in all regions of Kazakhstan. The successful applicant will provide legal support, including consultations and defense, to journalists and media outlets, and monitor the situation regarding press freedoms.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
This funding opportunity is limited to non-governmental, non-profit organizations registered in Kazakhstan. Applications from organizations registered outside of Kazakhstan, political groups carrying out partisan activities, and charity organizations will not be considered. Only one concept paper may be submitted per eligible organization. Kazakhstan-based organizations should submit a copy of their certificate of registration from the appropriate government organization.
Grant Announcement Contact
Karla Jamankulova
Senior Regional Media Advisor
Nur-Sultan Media Development Programs' Inbox
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