U.S. Mission to Iraq announces Media Training for Minority Journalists Grant Program
Deadline: 31 July 2019
The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad has announced that funding is available through its Public Affairs Office (PA) for a project to support professional training for minority journalists in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region (IKR), Ninewa plain and Kirkuk province.
In cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and the U.S. Consulate in Erbil, this project will help minority journalists to develop their professional skills, to include investigative reporting and human rights reporting.
This program will teach the minority journalists basic skills such as sourcing stories, adhering to the ground rules of press engagements, and ethics in journalism. It will also teach the minority journalists about investigative reporting and human right reporting. The program should last approximately one year and involve the minority affiliated media outlets and journalists as well as journalists from minority communities that work for larger media outlets.
- Estimated Total Program Funding: $100,000
- Award Ceiling: $100,000
- Award Floor: $75,000
Applications must be submitted by public and private non-profit organizations. Applicants must:
- Be a U.S. non-profit organization;
- Have demonstrated experience developing and administering similar programs;
- Have the capacity to operate in Iraq and have active partnerships with organization(s) operating in Iraq needed to support the program.
How to Apply
Applicants must download the application form available on the given website.
For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=317297