[Funding Opportunity] Media Program for Renewable Energy

Embassy of the United States in Kazakhstan
Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)

Program Office: Public Affairs Section, U.S. Embassy Nur-Sultan
Funding Opportunity Title: Media Program for Renewable Energy
Announcement Type: Grant or Cooperative Agreement
Funding Opportunity Number: DOS-KAZ-NS-AEECA-21-015
Deadline for Applications: August 27, 2021 6:00 PM (Nur-Sultan time/8:00 am EST)
CFDA Number: 19.900. – Assistance to Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Estimated Total Project Funding: $46,000
Estimated Award Ceiling: $46,000
Estimated Award Floor: $25,000
Length of Project Period: up to 12 months
Anticipated program start date: September 15, 2021

The United States of America and the Republic of Kazakhstan cooperate on a wide range of bilateral and regional issues, including support for Kazakhstan’s intentions to increase journalistic professionalism and strengthen the quality of local reporting on issues related to renewable energy and Kazakhstan’s commitment to a low carbon future.

The Embassy of the United States is calling for grant applications to implement a project to strengthen and increase renewable energy and climate change reporting from Kazakhstan’s media outlets, journalists, and bloggers by providing professional training, encouraging innovative approaches in news reporting on renewable energy, and supporting peer-to-peer exchanges.

The project should improve the quality and quantity of media coverage on renewable energy issues in Kazakhstan, elaborate on low carbon commitments and its progress and implementation in the country.

Learn more about the funding opportunity and application forms: DOS-KAZ-NS-AEECA-21-015