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Media Sustainability Program

Organisation: U.S. Mission to Georgia

Status: Open

Type:
  • Grant
Theme:
  • Media support

Funding Size: $55,000

Deadline: 26/06/2024

  • Eligibility Criteria
    – Media organisations. The applicants are required to have a Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) number for the media sustainability program;
    – This program does not require cost sharing, however in-kind contributions will be favourably considered.
  • Type of Funding: Programmatic
  • Target Region: Georgia
  • Application Language: English

The U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi is pleased to announce an open competition to apply for the Media Sustainability Program aimed at supporting the sustainability of media organisations that inform Georgian audiences through a grants program.

The program seeks to support media outlets looking to develop business and media management skills. It also supports outlets looking to build data or technological skills as a means of enhancing media sustainability.

Objectives

The objective of the program is to provide support to media organisations in enhancing their sustainability by offering grants to address the following priorities:

  • Develop or update business models to adapt to the rapidly changing media landscape.
  • Implement strategies to better understand key audiences and inform decision-making.
  • Improve digital presence.
  • Integrate new technologies to improve efficiency.
  • Explore opportunities for diverse revenue streams (one example could be offering production services to external clients).

Collaborations with a U.S. expert or with a private sector entity are looked upon favourably.

Funding Information
  • Award Ceiling: $55,000
  • Award Floor: $55,000

See here to learn more and apply.

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