Balkh Media Information Center
The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan announces an open competition for assistance awards through this Request for Grant Proposals (RFGP). PAS invites all eligible organizations to submit a proposal to establish a Media Information Center (MIC) based in the governorÂ’s office of Balkh Province. The grantÂ’s goals will be achieved by strengthening provincial capacity to engage in proactive, effective, and truthful outreach to both public and private media. This solicitation calls for the establishment of the regional Media Information Center (MIC) to include staffing, training, operations, and equipment to provide initial assistance in disseminating accurate and timely informationÂ—especially on governance and development success stories that extend the Afghanistan narrative beyond security issues and create a sense of national unity.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Deleted 02/26/2013 (Archived.)
Agency: Department of State
Office: Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
Number of Awards Available
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Eligibility is open to all U.S., Afghan, and international organizations or companies with direct experience in media relations, strategic communications, and public affairs, and a proven track record of success implementing projects in Afghanistan. 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?
Pedro Palugyai, Grants Manager
Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Awards up to $250,000.00