Training Courses for Afghan Journalists at the Centre for Excellence in Journalism


Funding Opportunity ID: 293425
Opportunity Number: SCAKAB-17-AW-008-SCA-04252017
Opportunity Title: Training Courses for Afghan Journalists at the Centre for Excellence in Journalism
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 1) individuals and 2) Afghan government entities. Please refer to Section D for funding restrictions. Organizations may sub-award/contract with other entities, but only one entity can 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 25, 2017
Close Date: Jun 26, 2017
Last Updated Date: Apr 25, 2017
Award Ceiling: $150,000
Award Floor: $130,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $150,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: This Notice of Funding Opportunity solicits organizations to submit proposals for sending at least 70 (10 per trip) Afghan journalists to at least 7 media trainings at the Centre for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) in Karachi, Pakistan from August 2017 through July 2018. At least thirty percent of participants must be female and an interpreter/coordinator must accompany on each trip. Examples of CEJ’s 2016 course titles that could be beneficial for Afghan journalists, if repeated in 2017, included: TV News Reporting, Writing and Production; Investigative Reporting; Social Media Training; Print and Digital News; Newsroom Management; Business and Economic Reporting; Basics of Reporting and Writing; Reporting for Television News; Photojournalism; TV Production; and Backpack Multimedia. PAS intends to issue an award for a period of 12 months (base period) with options for two additional 12 month periods (option years one and two).
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