Media and Communication Training for Women Politicians/Activists

The summary for the Media and Communication Training for Women Politicians/Activists 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 Afghanistan, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Media and Communication Training for Women Politicians/Activists: The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is pleased to announce an open competition for assistance awards through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). PAS Kabul invites all eligible organizations to submit a proposal for Media and Communication Training for Women Politicians/Activists.

This project will provide training for Afghan women politicians/activists in communications and media relations, with a focus on bolstering their practical skills in the areas of messaging, public presentation and media relations. The successful applicant will develop and deliver a training program that will include: basic communications and media relations skills, including how to develop an effective message; how to develop an effective media outreach plan; how to develop materials that are used in press, such as press releases, charts and other visual aids; how to develop strong relationships with members of the media (print, TV and radio); and how to use Twitter and other social media (SM) platforms to project a message to the media or public and to build communities of supporters among social media users.
Federal Grant Title: Media and Communication Training for Women Politicians/Activists
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Afghanistan
Grant Categories: Other
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: SCAKAB-15-GR-005-SCA-04132015
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 19.501
CFDA Descriptions: Public Diplomacy Programs for Afghanistan and Pakistan
Current Application Deadline: May 27, 2015
Original Application Deadline: May 27, 2015
Posted Date: Apr 13, 2015
Creation Date: Apr 13, 2015
Archive Date: Jun 26, 2015
Total Program Funding: $700,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $700,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $500,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Category Explanation
Public Diplomacy
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligibility is open to all types of applicants except for 1) individuals and 2) government entities. Please refer to Section D for funding restrictions. Organizations may sub-contract with other entities, but only one entity can be the prime recipient of the award. When sub-contracting with other entities, the responsibilities of each entity must be clearly defined in the proposal.
Grant Announcement Contact
Javier Pareja, Grants Manager, Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan

U.S. Mission to Afghanistan 301-555-5555
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