Deadline: 22 September 2016
The U.S. Consulate General, Public Affairs Section in Hyderabad is soliciting proposals for a project entitled “Viral Videos on Climate Change” with an aim to create and spread awareness on key climate change issues and inspire the viewers to take action to curb climate change.
The proposed project will consist of a grantee working in collaboration with a local film director to create a series of 2-3 minute short videos on various aspects of environment and climate change.
- Any grant requested under this Call for Proposals must fall between$80,000.00 to $95,000.00.
- Grant projects generally should be completed in one year or less.
The Grantee will be responsible for the following activities:
- Conduct research on topics/target audiences and, in partnership with Consulate Hyderabad, organize a series of focus groups to identify video content.
- Partner with a local film director to create and edit a series of 2-3 minute videos.
- Arrange for the distribution of the videos.
- Organize a launch event in Hyderabad for approximately 200 contacts from state government, educational institutions, civil society organizations and media to highlight the first videos.
The USG will be responsible for the following activities:
- Coordinate with grantee to organize a series of focus groups to include assistance in identifying discussion members.
- Provide final approval on the selection of the film director.
- Provide final approval on the content of the videos.
- Assist with providing traditional and social media coverage.
- Eligibility is open to all non-profit, non-governmental organizations.
- Individuals are not eligible for an award.
- Organizations may sub-contract with other entities, but only one, non-profit, non-governmental entity can be the prime recipient of the award. When sub-contracting with other entities, the responsibilities of each entity must be clearly defined in the proposal.
- Cost sharing or Matching is not required for this funding opportunity.
- This award does not allow for construction activities or costs. U.S. Embassy New Delhi grants/cooperative agreements cannot be used to fund religious or partisan political activity; fundraising campaigns; commercial projects; scientific research; projects whose primary aim is the institutional development of the organization, or illegal activities.
- Applicants must acquire all required registrations and rights in the United States and India. All intellectual property considerations and rights must be fully met in the United States and India.
How to Apply
Interested applicants must submit their application forms electronically via given website.
Eligible Countries: India and United States
For more information, please visit grants.gov.