U.S. Mission to Poland: Counter Misinformation and Disinformation about COVID-19

U.S. Mission to Poland
Last date: 
Sunday, February 28, 2021
Country: 
Poland

Detailed Description

The U.S. Embassy and Consulate in Poland are pleased to announce a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for grants of up to $20,000 for projects beginning no earlier than April 2021.

Project Themes

This call is for proposals for innovative projects that:

  • Counter misinformation and disinformation about COVID-19, including, but not limited to, information campaigns, social media campaigns, science workshops for journalists, educational activities for students, etc.
  • Counter misinformation and disinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine, including, but not limited to, information campaigns, social media campaigns, training for journalists about the science behind vaccines, educational activities for students, etc.
  • Teach high school and/or university students to think critically about information they see on social media about the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccine, including examining sources, evaluating multiple points of view, and considering the agendas of information sources.
  • Equip educators to teach students to think critically about information they see on social media about the COVID-19 pandemic and vaccine, including examining sources, evaluating multiple points of view, and considering the agendas of information sources.

Funding Information

  • The maximum amount of an individual grant is $20,000, and projects with local cost-sharing will be given preference.
  • Project duration may not exceed 12 months.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Grants will be awarded to local representatives of Polish non-governmental organizations, cultural or educational institutions, media, and individuals whose proposals support the topics listed below.
  • All grantees must have a non-profit status.
  • One application per organization or individual. Organizations which currently have an open grant from the Embassy should not apply.
  • NGOs and individuals from the United States may apply, but should present evidence of a relationship with a local partner operating in Poland in their proposals.
  • In order to receive a grant, all organizations (not individuals) must have a DUNS number and a valid SAM.gov registration.

Source:https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330846

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