Media Small Grants Program

The summary for the Media Small Grants Program 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 Kyrgyzstan, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Media Small Grants Program: The Media Small Grants Program advances the U.S. Embassy goal of supporting a more inclusive and accountable democracy. It seeks to increase journalistic professionalism, expand the capabilities of independent media, and promoted access to information. The intended result is increased production of balanced, locally relevant, diverse, and high-quality media products. Prior activities through this program have included support for projects that: Produced quality journalism and educated journalists on best practices, including investigative work on key issues. Educated the public on safe social media use for children by partnering with social media influencers and bloggers. Supported the ability of government relations officials to effectively communicate with constituents. Produced journalistic content that highlights women’s leadership in the regions. Proposed programs should be innovative and clearly demonstrate how they will complement any ongoing programs and avoid duplicating past efforts. They may include activities that improve upon or expand existing successful projects. Applicants should pay close attention to the PDS project goal and target audiences when developing their proposals.
Federal Grant Title: Media Small Grants Program
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Kyrgyzstan (DOS-KGC)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Other
Funding Opportunity Number: STATE-BISHKEK-PDS-24-0006
Type of Funding: Other
CFDA Numbers: 19.900
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: June 30th, 2024
Original Application Deadline: June 30th, 2024
Posted Date: May 22nd, 2024
Creation Date: May 22nd, 2024
Archive Date: July 30th, 2024
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: May 22nd, 2024
Category Explanation
This program supports the development of the Kyrgyz Republic’s media and its role in society by competitively awarding small grants to Kyrgyz non-profit, nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and associations working in the media sector, independent media organizations, registered media entrepreneurs, and to individual journalists and content creators producing journalistic content for online platforms. Awards will be made pending the availability of funds.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
The Media Small Grants Program supports the development of the Kyrgyz Republic’s media institutions by competitively awarding small grants to: ⮚ Kyrgyz Republic-registered non-profit, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and associations working in media-related areas; ⮚ Kyrgyz Republic-registered independent media organizations and companies; and ⮚ Kyrgyzstani journalists and content creators producing journalistic content for online platforms.State bodies are encouraged to work with eligible NGOs, independent media organizations, and individuals to submit applications. American or other third country organizations are not eligible for grants under this program.
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