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NOFO: DRL Strengthening Regional Media in Europe and Eurasia

Organisation: Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor

Status: Closed

  • Grant

Funding Size: $3,496,295

Deadline: 23/05/2022

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – DRL welcomes applications from U.S.-based and foreign-based non-profit organizations/ nongovernment organizations (NGO) and public international organizations; private, public, or state institutions of higher education; and for-profit organizations or businesses.
    – DRL’s preference is to work with non-profit entities; however, there may be some occasions when a forprofit entity is best suited. Applications submitted by for-profit entities may be subject to additional review following the panel selection process.
    – Additionally, the Department of State prohibits profit to for-profit or commercial organizations under its assistance awards.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries: Europe, Eurasia
  • Application language: English

The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for a regional project that strengthens media collaboration in the Europe and Eurasia region. DRL’s goal is to champion a strong independent media sector in the region that is resistant to powerful interests seeking to manipulate, isolate, or control the press.

Countries that are eligible for participation can include but are not limited to Belarus, Bulgaria, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Ukraine, and the South Caucasus region. Proposals must include a minimum of five countries that span multiple regions of Europe and Eurasia, and $1,200,000 of the budget must be allocated to Central European countries (Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland, Romania, and Slovenia).

See here to learn more and apply.

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