Government of Georgia Strategic Communications Program


Funding Opportunity ID: 293093
Opportunity Number: DOS-GEO-17-GR-003-GEO-041017
Opportunity Title: Government of Georgia Strategic Communications Program
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Education
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 19.900
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Eligibility is limited to non-profit/non-governmental organizations, universities and educational institutes, and private sector entities.
Agency Code: DOS-GEO
Agency Name: Department of State
U.S. Mission to Georgia
Posted Date: Apr 10, 2017
Close Date: May 19, 2017
Last Updated Date: Apr 10, 2017
Award Ceiling: $250,000
Award Floor: $250,000
Estimated Total Program Funding:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia is pleased to announce an open competition for assistance award through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for a Government of Georgia Strategic Communications Program. PAS invites organizations to submit proposals for an 18-24 month project to improve strategic communications capacity in the Georgian Government, and improve/develop national and municipal governments communications skills. The main goal of this effort is to improve official messaging promoting Georgia’s Euro-Atlantic integration with Georgian public. First this project is meant to strengthen and develop strategic communications units in the Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, State Ministry of Euro-Atlantic Integration, and the Office of Prime Minister and further promote an integrated approach to implementation. Second – to foster strategic communications skills and abilities among Georgian Government public affairs officials; develop government practitioners’ skills in effectively countering disinformation and misinformation in the media space; build an efficient communication network of local and national government officials; provide the framework for a governmental environment of consistent and coordinated strategic communications, analyzing issues proactively through a communication and advanced planning lens.
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