Afghanistan Is Getting Better Website and Story Corps


The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan invites all eligible organizations to submit a proposal for a cooperative agreement with the U.S. embassy to create and design a stand-alone website or dedicated channel on that allows individuals from within Afghanistan and across the globe to upload short (no more than three-minute long) personally recorded videos describing why and how the individual is contributing to the betterment of Afghanistan and/or the ways in which the Afghanistan of today has provided opportunities that didnÂ’t exist before, and offering messages of hope for the countryÂ’s future. In addition to ensuring that others can upload videos to the site, the recipient will also be responsible for recording and uploading an initial set of videos.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 04/24/2013 (Archived.)
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Agency: Department of State
Office: Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Cooperative Agreement
Number of Awards Available
Other Categories
Public Diplomacy
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Eligibility is open to all U.S., Afghan, and international organizations or companies with direct experience in website design, video recording and editing, and media or public relations campaigns, and a proven track record of success implementing projects in Afghanistan. Afghan organizations must demonstrate current country registration license, competent programmatic ability and be able to meet reporting requirements. U.S. organizations or companies are required to partner with an Afghan organization or company.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program does not have cost sharing or matching requirements.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Headquarters Office
Pedro Palugyai, Grants Manager, Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan
E-mail Address
Financial Information
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards range from $100,000.00 to $250,000.00


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