Small Grants for Media Development

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Small Grants for Media Development: The United States of America and the Republic of Kazakhstan cooperate on a wide range of bilateral and regional issues, including the support of Kazakhstan’s intentions to increase journalistic professionalism and strengthen the competitiveness of Kazakhstani media. The Embassy of the United States announces this call for applications for grants to implement ideas to strengthen Kazakhstan’s media market in one of the following ways: Project proposals must address one of the following themes: Theme 1: Innovative approaches to gathering or sharing news, particularly with younger audiences.Theme 2: Promote professional journalism standards, particularly fact checking, verification, and fact-based reporting.Theme 3: Support financial sustainability of media outlets in Kazakhstan, including alternative sources of revenue, by teaching media outlets about different business models and techniques for growing their audiences.Theme 4: Support the development of peer-to-peer exchanges or grassroots networks of professionals for higher quality reporting, ethical and objective journalism, etc. Theme 5: Analyze trends in media consumption, disinformation/misinformation in Kazakhstan, and other biases. For all themes, priority will be given to projects that yield concrete, measurable results. Projects, consisting solely of conferences or roundtable discussions, theoretical research or surveys, or writing or publishing of books, are unlikely to be funded.
Federal Grant Title: Small Grants for Media Development
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-20-007
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: $130,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $40,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $10,000
Expected Number of Awards: 8
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: June 9th, 2020
Category Explanation
The United States of America and the Republic of Kazakhstan cooperate on a wide range of bilateral and regional issues, including the support of Kazakhstan’s intentions to increase journalistic professionalism and strengthen the competitiveness of Kazakhstani media.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Non-governmental, non-profit and for-profit organizations registered in Kazakhstan or individuals are eligible for this program. 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 or individual. 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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