Dept of State Bureau of Global Public Affairs - Full and Open Competition - Notice of Funding Opportunity
Closing date 12/31/2021.
Dept. of State DOS solicitations generally limit the number of applications that may go forward in response to a specific solicitation.
Prospective applicants from the UI who wish to apply to a DOS program that limits the number of applications allowed per institution must refer to the UI Limited Submissions guidelines at https://uiowa.infoready4.com/#competitionDetail/1809264
Proposed activities should directly align with the Global Engagement Center's (GEC) mission. The GEC directs, leads, synchronizes, integrates, and coordinates efforts of the Federal Government to recognize, understand, expose, and counter foreign state and foreign non-state propaganda and disinformation efforts aimed at undermining or influencing the policies, security, or stability of the United States and United States allies and partner nations. GEC also identifies current and emerging trends in foreign propaganda and disinformation in order to coordinate and shape the development of tactics, techniques and procedures to expose and refute foreign propaganda and disinformation. In addition, GEC coordinates with United States allies and partner nations in order to amplify the Center’s efforts and to avoid duplication. GEC engages through partners to carry out these and other functions and to work toward associated policy goals. GEC does not address United States