Strengthening Sindh-Balochistan Radio Media

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
February 12th, 2024
Close Date
April 15th, 2024
Total Funding
$250,000.00
Award Ceiling
$250,000.00
Award Floor
$200,000.00
Expected No. Awards
1
Opportunity No.
SCAISB-24-AW-017-02122024

Agency

U.S. Mission to Pakistan (DOS-PAK)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Other

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The U.S. Mission to Pakistan is seeking to strengthen the Sindh-Balochistan radio media through a cooperative agreement. This opportunity falls under the category of public diplomacy and has a funding floor of $200,000 and a funding ceiling of $250,000. The project aims to leverage U.S. media expertise, resources, and technological advancements to empower local radio stations in the Sindh and Balochistan provinces. It seeks to promote cultural exchange, improve the quality and reach of radio broadcasting, and incorporate U.S. government messaging to increase awareness and broaden outreach. The project implementation period is 18 to 24 months. Not-for-profit organizations and civil society/non-governmental organizations are eligible to apply. The deadline for applications is April 15, 2024. For more information, contact PakistanGrants@state.gov.

Description

The U.S. Consulate General Karachi Public Diplomacy Section (PDS Karachi) announces an open competition for one assistance award through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), contingent on funding availability, through the Public Diplomacy Grants Program.The project aims to leverage the expertise, resources, and technological advancements in the U.S. media to empower local radio stations, promote cultural exchange, and improve the overall quality and reach of radio broadcasting in the Sindh and Balochistan provinces. The project also aims to incorporate USG messaging to increase the awareness and broaden the current outreach to include the breadth of the U.S.-Pakistan bilateral cooperation and the “Green Alliance” framework. The timeframe for achieving project objectives must be clearly outlined in the proposal funding request. The project implementation period is 18 to 24 months. Proposals have a funding floor of $200,000 and a funding ceiling of $250,000.

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Title
Type
Grant