2021 MEPI Local Grants Notice of Funding Opportunity 

In conjunction with the Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI), the U.S. Embassy in Tunisia seeks applications from local civil society organizations, non-profit organizations, community groups, non-governmental organizations, professional associations, private sector organizations, and universities registered and headquartered in Tunisia for a local grant funding opportunity supporting the media sector, with a focus on the capacity building of Tunisian community radio stations and fighting misinformation.

Proposals must demonstrate how they would achieve these two objectives:

Objective 1: To give citizens the information needed to understand and engage on local and national issues by providing operational and technical capacity to Tunisian community radio stations.

Objective 2: To address misinformation and hold institutions across the country accountable by giving Tunisian journalists and others who contribute to community radio programming the skills needed.

The deadline to apply for this opportunity is July 20, 2021.

The announcement is available on Grants.gov

All questions must be submitted in writing to nea-grants@state.gov before June 21, 2021.