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US Mission to India Opens Call for Proposal to Countering Disinformation

Key Information

  • Eligibility: 
    • Not-for-profit organizations
    • Civil society/non-governmental organizations
    • Think tanks
    • Public and private educational institutions
    • Individuals
    • Public International Organizations and Governmental institutions
  • Funding amount: $10,000 to $100,000
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries: India
  • Application languages: English, Telegu


The U.S. Mission to India is seeking applications for its ‘Countering Disinformation for Telugu TV Reporters’ funding opportunity that seeks to create a network of Telugu television reporters across media houses in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh who are trained in fact-checking and combating disinformation.


This project aims to build a network of Telugu journalists with strong fact checking skills to decrease mis- and disinformation throughout Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.


The objective of this project is to organize a year-long series of training workshops and activities for 30 Telugu-speaking television reporters to build their capacity in consulting multiple sources, using fact checking resources, and combating disinformation.

Funding Information

  • Estimated Total Project Funding: USD $50,000
  • Estimated Award Ceiling (Maximum):USD $50,000
  • Estimated Award Floor (Minimum): USD $25,000
  • Length of Project Period: 12 months

Please, find more details and apply here.

Status: Open

  • Grant
  • Mis- and Disinformation

Funding Size: N/A

Deadline: Ongoing


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