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Fund of the US Embassy announced a competition for media projects in Western Ukraine

Media Development Fund of the US Embassy announced a competition for media projects in Western Ukraine. Participation in it can take independent media and civil society organizations involved in display issues with Lviv, Zakarpattia, Chernivtsi, Ivano-Frankivsk and Ternopil atblasts. The US Embassy in Kiev. Photo: livejournal.com This March 20, at a press conference in Lviv Expert Media Development Fund of the US Embassy in Ukraine Oleg Shepherds. &Laquo; Jobs Fund aims to support independent media in Ukraine. But journalists utilities and state media also can apply for individual grants » ;, – he said. He said the project can be directed to areas such as the freedom of speech in the local media, local government transparency, access to official information, the reforms of smaller ethnic issues. However, the theme of the competition can not be limited to these areas. In addition, support may be granted fortraining students and conducting various trainings. Average project budget must be 7-17 thousand. Dollars. The maximum amount of the grant will not exceed 24 thousand. Dollars. The deadline for applications – not later than 11.00 am April 15. Application forms with instructions can be found at the US Embassy in Ukraine. Applications should Mr.adsylaty marked « competition for media projects in Western Ukraine & raquo ;. Told