TechCamp on Increasing Digital Literacy

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Funding Opportunity Number: SLO10016GR0XX
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Education
CFDA Number: 19.040
Eligible Applicants Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Small businesses
Agency Name: DOS-SVK
Closing Date: May 01, 2016
Award Ceiling: $30,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Creation Date: Mar 16, 2016
Funding Opportunity Description: Embassy Bratislava seeks a partner organization to host a TechCamp on Increasing Digital Literacy and Critical Thinking Skills. This project will involve organizing a two-day workshop focused on providing journalists, civil society activists, and tech experts from Visegrad 4 (V4) countries with resources and ideas to use digital media combat the spread of disinformation and conspiracy theories filtering into the region. Through TechCamp, the Embassy will encourage participants to work together to develop creative ideas to identify, monitor and counter disinformation, to promote objective media reporting on current events, and to encourage critical thinking among citizens. A full Notice of Funding Opportunity and link to application are available at http://photos.state.gov/libraries/slovakia/23188/pdf/20160314_TechCamp_on_Increasing_Digital_Literacy.pdf.

Source:: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=282248

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