Media and Information Literacy Hackathon

The summary for the Media and Information Literacy Hackathon 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 Armenia, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Media and Information Literacy Hackathon: The U.S. Embassy Yerevan, of the U.S. Department of State, announces an open competition for organizations to submit a statement of interest (SOI) to implement the “Media and Information Literacy Hackathon” program in Armenia. The goal of this program is to promote the creative thinking and problem-solving skills of the Armenian youth and to empower them to produce innovative solutions that can advance media and information literacy in Armenia. Specific project objectives include: · Objective 1: Organize a media and information literacy hackathon in Armenia that will advance the creative thinking, entrepreneurial, and problem-solving skills of around 50 young Armenians, aged 16-30, with a focus on university students. · Objective 2: Through the hackathon activity, empower the Armenian youth to ideate at least 10 innovative solutions aimed at promoting overall media/information literacy and disinformation resiliency in Armenia. · Objective 3: Support the implementation of at least three media and information literacy solutions, proposed within the hackathon, and introduce the resources to at least 200 beneficiaries through awareness-raising activities.
Federal Grant Title: Media and Information Literacy Hackathon
Federal Agency Name: US Mission to Armenia (DOS-ARM)
Grant Categories: Other (see text field entitled "Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity" for clarification)
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: MEDIA-FY23-ARM3
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 19.900
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: April 23rd, 2023
Original Application Deadline: April 23rd, 2023
Posted Date: March 22nd, 2023
Creation Date: March 22nd, 2023
Archive Date: May 23rd, 2023
Total Program Funding: $70,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $70,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: March 22nd, 2023
Category Explanation
Media and Information literacy, youth empowerment, hackathons.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil society/non-governmental organizations, from Armenia and the United States are eligible to apply to this program.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
U.S. Embassy Yerevan webpage
Grant Announcement Contact
Andranik Manukyan
Phone 0039410494053
POC e-mail
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