Democratic Horizons: Community Engagement and Media Literacy Programs in Bavaria
ID: 354726Type: Posted
Overview

Buyer

U.S. Mission to Germany (DOS-DEU)

Award Range

$20K - $80K

Eligible Applicants

Nonprofits Without 501(c)(3) Status

Funding Category

Education

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes
Timeline
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    Forecast Posted Not available
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    Forecast Due Not available
  3. 3
    Posted Jun 6, 2024 12:00 AM
  4. 4
    Due Sep 1, 2024 12:00 AM
Description

The U.S. Mission to Germany, under the category of Education, is offering a grant opportunity titled "Democratic Horizons: Community Engagement and Media Literacy Programs in Bavaria". This grant aims to reinforce democratic norms, improve media literacy, and counter extremist narratives across Bavaria. The program seeks to empower civil society, youth, and media organizations through targeted projects that foster resilience against extremist narratives, enhance digital literacy, and encourage active civic participation. The funding opportunity is open to Nonprofits Without 501(c)(3) Status. The grant has an award ceiling of $80,000 and an award floor of $20,000, with an estimated total program funding of $80,000. The deadline for submission is September 1, 2024. For more information and to apply, please visit the following link: Link to Opportunity in MyGrants.

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