Afghanistan-Pakistan Journalist Exchange Program

Quick Facts

Due DateJune 5, 2014 (Thursday)
Award Amount$ 400,000 - $ 600,000
Category of Funding ActivityOther - Public Diplomacy
Eligible Applicants
  • Others - Eligibility is open to all U.S., Afghan, and international organizations or companies with direct experience in communication, media production, and journalism, and a proven track record of success implementing projects in Afghanistan. Organizations must demonstrate current country registration license (when applicable), competent programmatic ability and be able to meet reporting requirements.

Program Description

The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, invites all eligible organizations (see Section IV for Eligibility Requirements) to submit a proposal for a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Embassy in Kabul to establish and enhance bilateral exchange programs between independent media from Afghanistan and Pakistan. This initiative is expected to encourage unbiased reporting and to promote stronger ties between media from both countries as a means to improve the accuracy of reporting about bilateral issues. This two-year project will facilitate professional connections between key media players from the two countries through exchange visits and shared reporting.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberSCAKAB-14-CA-002-SCA-05052014
Funding Opportunity TitleAfghanistan-Pakistan Journalist Exchange Program
Opportunity CategoryOther - Public Diplomacy
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Category ExplanationPublic Diplomacy
Number of Awards1
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateMay 5, 2014 (Monday)
Application Due DateJune 5, 2014 (Thursday)
Application Archive DateJuly 5, 2014 (Saturday)
Total Program Funding$ 600,000
Award Amount$ 400,000 - $ 600,000
CFDA Number
  • 19.501 - Public Diplomacy Programs for Afghanistan and Pakistan

Eligible Applicants

  • Others - Eligibility is open to all U.S., Afghan, and international organizations or companies with direct experience in communication, media production, and journalism, and a proven track record of success implementing projects in Afghanistan. Organizations must demonstrate current country registration license (when applicable), competent programmatic ability and be able to meet reporting requirements.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of State
Program Information Website-
ContactOffice: U.S. Mission to Afghanistan
Deborah B. Smith, Grants Manager, Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy, Kabul, Afghanistan
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