Strengthening Investigative Journalism on Corruption and Illicit Finance through Capacity Building and Awareness Raising in the Western Hemisphere

The program's goal is to improve the quality and quantity of investigative pieces exposing corruption and illicit finance, particularly as facilitators of transnational crime, in the Western Hemisphere.

The project also seeks to increase awareness among justice sector actors and journalists

of relevant information produced by each group (i.e.

law enforcement alerts, tips, or actionable reporting), and to identify and promote ways in which they might more effectively engage each other when possible.

Project Objectives:
Objective 1:
Improve the ability, including the capacity, of investigative journalists to expose corruption and related illicit financial activity, and increase journalists' awareness of law enforcement activities and what makes information actionable, to include skills in producing such information and in accessing publicly available investigative information.

Objective 2:
Increase justice sector awareness of the work of investigative journalists and their willingness to draw upon helpful information for operational leads in their own investigations, and build relationships between law enforcement and journalists, only it would be both possible and helpful in the countries selected.

Agency: Department of State

Office: Bureau of International Narcotics-Law Enforcement

Estimated Funding: $4,200,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Link to Opportunity in SAMS Domestic

Additional Information of Eligibility:
 Eligible applicants are public or nonprofit private entities and may include State and local governments, Indian Tribal Governments, institutions of higher education, other nonprofit organizations such as faith-based and community organizations, and Tribal organizations.

Eligible applicants include Federally-designated organ procurement organizations (OPOs) and other nonprofit private or public entities eligible for funds under Section 377A(b) of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act as amended, (42 U.S.C.

274f-1(b)).    Applications that fail to meet the eligibility criteria by the time of the application deadline will not be considered for funding.

 If the applicant or any member of the project team is a member of the Organ Procurement and Transplant Network (OPTN), the applicant and all other OPTN members involved in the project are required to be in compliance with the final rule governing the operation of the OPTN, see 42 CFR part 121 or visit http://optn.transplant.hrsa.gov/.



Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://mygrants.service-now.com/grants/record_details.do?sysparm_document_key=u_domestic_funding_opportunity,0a07ee16db02d300cbf034cc7c9619f0

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
Contact HRSA Call Center at 877-Go4-HRSA/877-464-4772 or email CallCenter@HRSA.GOV

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2018-05-15

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2014-02-01



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