Encouraging Women’s Participation in Media



Funding Opportunity ID: 302457
Opportunity Number: SCAKAB-18-AW-005-SCA-04032018
Opportunity Title: Encouraging Women’s Participation in Media
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: Public Diplomacy
CFDA Number(s): 19.501
Eligible Applicants: 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 individuals. Please refer to Section D for funding restrictions. Organizations may sub-award/contract with other entities, but only one entity may be the prime recipient of the award. When sub-awarding/contracting with other entities, the responsibilities of each entity must be clearly defined in the proposal.
Agency Code: DOS-AFG
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to Afghanistan
Posted Date: Apr 03, 2018
Close Date: Jun 05, 2018
Last Updated Date: Apr 03, 2018
Award Ceiling: $300,000
Award Floor: $210,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $300,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: Based on funding availability, this cooperative agreement will provide funding to develop and implement training for two annual cohorts of 25-35 women working in media throughout Afghanistan. Participants will strengthen their technical capacity, expand their professional networks, and gain awareness of best practices to ensure personal and professional security and navigate the digital landscape. Participants will benefit from meetings with media industry leaders; examine the role of media in effectively reporting on and promoting awareness of women’s issues; and learn techniques to improve security and safety of female journalists – including the protection of sources, encryption of communications, and basic journalist safety techniques. Safety training will include situational awareness, personal and work security, counter surveillance, crisis management, and digital security. Successful proposals will include a detailed plan for applicant recruitment and training.
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