Strengthening Independent Media in Central America to Uncover Crime and Corruption

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
May 12th, 2024
Close Date
May 22nd, 2024
Award Ceiling
$4,724,000.00
Award Floor
$2,000,000.00
Expected No. Awards
1
Opportunity No.
OFOP0001331

Agency

Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement (DOS-INL)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Other

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement, under the U.S. Department of State, is seeking applications for a grant opportunity titled "Strengthening Independent Media in Central America to Uncover Crime and Corruption". This grant aims to support independent media entities and local organizations in Central America to enhance their capacity in conducting investigations and providing fact-based reporting on crime and corruption. The project's goal is to improve transparency and accountability in Central America by informing the population and holding power-holders accountable through the media. The grant has a funding range of $2,000,000 to $4,724,000, with an expected number of awards being one. Eligible applicants include U.S.-based non-profit/non-governmental organizations, U.S.-based educational institutions, foreign-based non-profits/non-governmental organizations, and foreign-based educational institutions. The closing date for applications is May 21, 2024. For more information and to apply, please visit the link.

Description

The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out a project to strengthen independent media entities and their members as well as local organizations that will support independent media in Central America. This project will assist in conducting better investigations and provide fact-based reporting on crime and corruption through an evolving media landscape to inform populations and hold power-holders accountable, improving transparency and accountability in Central America.

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Opportunity Lifecycle

Title
Type
Grant
Grant