Notice of Funding Opportunity for 2021 Media Professionalization Assistance Program

The U.S. Embassy Podgorica’s Public Affairs Section announces a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the 2021 Media Professionalization Assistance Program.

The Embassy will support projects of media or civil society/non-governmental organizations that facilitate the development of media freedom and journalistic professional standards in Montenegro.

Project proposals should address the following priority areas:

1.            Support for the practice of high-quality, professional journalism;

2.            Support for media literacy and critical thinking;

3.            Support for investigative journalism in the areas of importance for Montenegro’s Euro-Atlantic integration (rule of law, strengthening of democratic institutions, human and minority rights, gender equality, sustainable development, etc.)

All application materials must be submitted by email to by 17:00 local time on Monday, May 20, 2021.