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

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted January 19, 2021 from Brazil
Expires on February 27, 2021
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This call is for proposals for innovative projects that:
a) 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.
b) 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.
c) 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.
d) 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.

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Eligibility Criteria:
1. 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 above.
2. All grantees must have a non-profit status.
3. One application per organization or individual.
4. Organizations which currently have an open grant from the Embassy should not apply.
5. 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.
6. In order to receive a grant, all organizations (not individuals) must have a DUNS number and a valid SAM.gov registration.

The maximum amount of an individual grant is USD$20,000, and projects with local cost-sharing will be given preference.

Project duration may not exceed 12 months.

Send your application materials by 17:00 on Sunday, February 28.

For more information, please visit https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=330846

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Jan 19
Jan 19

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Jill Langhus
Jan 20
Jan 20

Thanks, Ana.