Embassy of the U.S., Islamabad, Pakistan: Centre for Excellence in Journalism – Workshops, Scholarships, and U.S. Internships

Deadline: 9 May 2019

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate General Karachi (PAS Karachi), (hereinafter known as PAS Karachi), has announced an open competition for an assistance award through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO), contingent on funding availability, through the Public Diplomacy Grants Program.

Project Goal & Objectives

Goal: Create a professional, resilient press corps that provides Pakistani citizens with information they need to make informed decisions about their lives, their communities, and public institutions.

  • Objective 1: Participants gain practical knowledge and experience in the field of journalism.
  • Objective 2: Participants share what they learned during program activities with other journalists in their program and/or workplace.
  • Objective 3: Journalism education opportunities are available to minority and underprivileged students.

Funding Information

  • Anticipated Award Amount: The award floor is $300,000; the award ceiling is $370,000.
  • Duration of Award: The project should be a minimum of two (2) years, and not exceed of a period of performance of three (3) years.

Eligible Applicants

  • Submissions are encouraged from U.S. and Pakistani registered not-for-profit, civil society / non-governmental organizations, and educational institutions.
  • Applicants are expected to document prior programming experience if selected under this NOFO, and a copy of the organization’s registration must accompany the proposal.
  • U.S.-based non-profit organizations must provide a copy of their IRS determination letter.
  • Pakistan-based non-profit organizations must submit a copy of their certificate of registration from the appropriate government organization.
  • Cost Sharing: Cost sharing or matching is not required for this funding opportunity.

How to Apply

All application materials must be submitted electronically at the address given on the website.

For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=313614

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