Deadline: 16 February 2020
The U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City Public Affairs Section (PAS) has announced available funding for the American Center Ho Chi Minh City’s Journalism Club.
Proposals for projects must focus on one of the priority journalism programs and target audiences specified below:
- Media Literacy: Course or workshop aimed at students and young professionals focusing on critical reading of news sources, identifying disinformation, and responsible social media use.
- Data Journalism: Course aimed at journalists and editors focusing on data visualization, developing infographics (including graphs, maps, etc.), data sources, and data cleaning.
- Investigative Reporting: Course or workshop aimed at media professionals focusing on investigative techniques, developing sources, and story development.
- Video storytelling: Course aimed at students and/or professionals on using videos to tell stories, from storyboard development, filming, and editing techniques, to product promotion on an online platforms.
- American Journalism: Course or workshop for university journalism students introducing major U.S. outlets and current trends in American media.
- English for Journalists and Media Professionals: Course aimed at journalists and editors focusing on topics such as interviews, written English, and grammar.
- “This week”: Course for university journalism students focusing on developing a weekly news broadcast. Focus can be on story development, delivering news in English, and production.
- Podcasting: Course or workshop aimed at students and young professionals on developing story-telling skills, podcast platforms, citizen journalism, and marketing of podcasts.
Award Amount will vary between $1,000 and $15,000.
Duration should be a minimum of six months and a maximum of one year. Successful projects will be eligible for renewal.
- Submissions are encouraged from U.S. and Vietnam entities with relevant programming and/or teaching experience. This experience should be documented in the proposal. Eligible entities include:
- For-profit entity is not allowed to apply. Previous federal award recipients who are not/were not in compliance with the terms of their financial and program reporting requirements are ineligible to apply. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure they are in compliance with all applicable terms, conditions, and Office of Management and Budget guidance and requirements. Those organizations found to be in non-compliance may be found ineligible for funding or designated high risk if selected for funding.
For more information, visit https://vn.usembassy.gov/wp-content/uploads/sites/40/SVM700-20-PAS-004-NOFO-Journalism-Club.pdf