The U.S. Embassy to Angola and Sao Tome and Principe is pleased to request proposals for funding opportunities available throughout the year. Please select the opportunity of interest and follow all instructions carefully.
Promoting Press Freedom in Angola
FundingOpportunityTitle: Promoting Press Freedom in Angola
Total Amount Available: $250,000
Anticipated Program Start Date: October1,2023
The U.S.Embassy to Angola and Sao Tome e Principe in Luanda is pleased to announce the availability of an open competition funding opportunity to carry out a project seeking to support an open media environment and to diversify media voices in remote areas of Angola. The project aims to respond to journalists requests to improve skills related to the scope and quality of investigative reporting on issues such as corruption, human rights, and social inclusion. The project will build the capacity of journalists through training in technical areas such as investigative journalism, use of digital media, and strategies for reaching populations in remote parts of the country, which often only have access to state-affiliated media sources.
The project will also teach techniques to empower journalist advocacy toward government and regulatory bodies for a more open press environment.
Preparing the Next Generation of Leaders - Promoting Democratic Values and Inclusion
Funding Opportunity Title: Preparing the Next Generation of Leaders Promoting Democratic Values and Inclusion
Total Amount Available: $130,000
The U.S.Embassy to Angola and Sao Tome e Principe in Luanda is pleased to announce the availability of an open competition funding opportunity to carry out a project to promote and model democratic ideals and values to the large Sao To meet Principe (STP) youth population, leading them to become more involved in local communities and become catalysts for positive change and promotion of mutual respect. The project also seeks to foster greater participation in government and civil society by women, leading to greater gender balance in future leader ship roles. This project should complement and build upon prior and ongoing work in these areas by international organizations, or non-governmental organizations(NGOs),but ideally would seek to meet challenges not currently being addressed by other projects. STP leaders have cited a need for trainings on values and democratic principles in order to increase the skill set of potential future leaders. This project seeks to create a program that uses dialogues, sports, and civic activities aimed at STP’s large youth population as a mechanism for encouraging values such as: respecting