|Opportunity Title||Supporting Independent Media|
|Funding Instrument Type||Grant|
|Post Date||February 24, 2020 (Monday)|
|Last Updated Date||February 25, 2020 (Tuesday)|
|Close Date||March 27, 2020 (Friday)|
|Award Amount||$50,000 - $250,000|
The U.S. Embassy announces an open competition for assistance awards through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for one or a series of programs to support independent media. The objective of the project is to strengthen the capacity of Moldovan media and the development of local production capacity in the Republic of Moldova in the interests of plurality of views, editorial independence, and the development of the local production capacity in the Republic of Moldova in the interests of plurality of views and editorial independence. Proposals need to include detailed and realistic implementation plan on reaching the objectives and proposed priorities, specific activities. A complete application must contain the following mandatory elements: · Application Format in MS Word format (available for download) · Detailed Budget in MS Excel format (available for download) · Monitoring and Evaluation Plan (Free form) For more details see attached Related Documents.
|Agency Name||U.S. Mission to Moldova|
|Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement||No|
Next CFDA (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance) numbers are associated to this grant.
- 19.900 - AEECA PD Programs
Categories of Funding Activities
- ⦁ Support independent news and information media outlets (broadcast, online, print) that are committed to factual, objective and thorough reporting on issues relevant to Moldova’s economic and political development. ⦁ Develop the institutional capacity, competitiveness, and sustainability of independent media outlets. ⦁ Support innovative approaches to using technology, including alternative delivery platforms, to more effectively inform Moldovan audiences on issues relevant to Moldova’s economic and political development. ⦁ Upgrade media outlets’ online presences, including improved security and resilience against hacking and other threats. ⦁ Develop and strengthen media outlets on the regional and local level in the Republic of Moldova.
- Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
- Eligibility is limited to not-for-profit organizations (NGOs, CSOs, think tanks, etc.) and independent mass media organizations officially registered and licensed in the Republic of Moldova, and not affiliated with elected or appointed government or political party officials or their family members, nor affiliated with individuals or groups designated by U.S. officials for being involved with significant corruption or their family members. Organizations from outside the country may apply via a locally registered partner organization.
|Grantor Contact||Angela Buruiana |
Media and Grants Assistant
+373 22 85-17-09