The U.S. Mission to Kazakhstan is pleased to announce an open funding opportunity under the «Go Viral Network & Festival» program awarded from 500,000 to 600,000 US dollars.
Program Goal: Enhance regional connectivity, support economic development, and strengthen civil society in Central Asia by creating and sustaining deep partnerships among an emerging generation of innovative Central Asian thought leaders
1) Build an active, engaged community among Go Viral members, facilitating increased networking and collaboration of professionals across Central Asia and internationally, including by increasing the number of events in key cities across Central Asia.
2) Increase the ability of Go Viral members to produce constructive, “viral” content related to business, media, culture, technology, or social issues by engaging with leading social media influencers and Social Media Marketing (SMM) experts who can function as core network members, consultants, and/or trainers.
3) Produce and amplify content that raises the profile of Go Viral members, inspires innovation, and elevates the Go Viral brand.
4) Unite Go Viral Network members through dynamic regional and country-specific Festivals featuring leading innovators from Central Asia, the United States, and Eastern Europe.
The following organizations are eligible to apply for-profit organizations, not-for-profit organizations, civil society/non-governmental organizations, public international organizations and governmental institutions
Application Deadline: June 07, 2021
For more details, please see: https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=333048
Go Viral Festival & Network is a regional initiative inspired by the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas, that creates, facilitates, and sustains connections amongst regional influencers, innovators, and creative people to share ideas, help achieve their goals, and solve problems important to them and their communities.
Go Viral is both a Festival and an ongoing series of events that includes keynote talks, workshops, panel discussions, films, music, and other activities in Media, Business, Culture and Technology from leading trendsetters from the United States, Central Asia, and Eastern Europe.