U.S. Embassy Santiago Public Diplomacy Annual Program Statement

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
February 12th, 2024
Close Date
May 15th, 2024
Total Funding
$500,000.00
Award Ceiling
$100,000.00
Award Floor
$40,000.00
Opportunity No.
PDS-STGO-APS-FY2024

Agency

U.S. Mission to Chile (DOS-CHL)

Eligible Applicants

Others

Funding Category

Other

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The U.S. Mission to Chile, under the U.S. Embassy Santiago Public Diplomacy Annual Program Statement, is offering a grant opportunity to support projects that strengthen bilateral ties between the United States and Chile. The grant aims to promote increased understanding of the United States among the Chilean public. The funding will be provided by the U.S. Department of State and does not require cost sharing or matching. The grant falls under the category of Public Diplomacy and focuses on bolstering free and independent media, advancing social and economic inclusion, and promoting partnerships for climate action. The grant is open to various eligible applicants, including registered not-for-profit organizations, individuals, and non-profit or governmental educational institutions from the United States and Chile. The grant has an award ceiling of $100,000 and an award floor of $40,000, with an estimated total program funding of $500,000. The deadline for submitting applications is May 15, 2024. It is important to note that applications will be reviewed and funds could be fully committed as they are received, so it is advisable to submit applications as soon as possible. For more information and to apply, interested parties can visit the U.S. Embassy in Chile's Grants Corner website at https://cl.usembassy.gov/grants-corner/. For any inquiries, the grantor contact is the U.S. Embassy in Chile, Public Diplomacy Section, and can be reached at GrantsChile@state.gov.

Description

The U.S. Department of State provides funding for well-conceived projects that support U.S. Embassy Santiago’s strategic priorities in Chile. All proposed projects should strengthen bilateral ties between the United States and Chile and include a clear U.S. element that will promote increased understanding of the United States among the Chilean public. They may include U.S. expert(s), organization(s), or institution(s) in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.Proposals should address one or more of the following priority program objectives:• Bolster Free and Independent Media: Chilean journalists and students, acquire new skills and tools to recognize and mitigate the spread of disinformation and online violence, as well as reduce vulnerability to unreliable news sources.• Advance Social and Economic Inclusion: Chilean civil society and government advance the rights of and opportunities for marginalized and vulnerable communities, including women, indigenous and African descendant Chileans, and immigrants, in order to promote more stable and sustainable social and economic conditions.• Promote Partnerships for Climate Action: Strengthened partnerships among different stakeholders including civil society, academia, business, and government increase citizen participation in climate action, in order to build climate resilience and help Chile lead alongside the United States in the region.

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