Research Funding Opportunities

Back to Research Funding Opportunities

International: U.S. Embassy Bamako PDS Annual Program Statement

  • Sponsor: Department of State
  • Funding Opportunity Title: U.S. Embassy Bamako PDS Annual Program Statement
  • Key words: Mali, disinformation, media literacy, journalism, communication
  • Link to RFP:
  • Deadline: 01/31/23 for February 2023 review Panel, 05/31/23 for June 2023 Review Panel
  • Funding available: Minimum of $5,000 to maximum of $250,000 with average award below $25,000
  • Period of performance: 6-24 months
  • Program background: PAS Bamako invites proposals for programs that strengthen cultural, educational, professional and scientific ties between the U.S. and Mali through cultural and exchange programming that highlights shared values and promotes bilateral cooperation. All programs must advance one of the key priorities listed below and include an U.S. cultural element, or connection with U.S. expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and perspectives.
  • Program Objectives:
        • Strengthening open, credible, independent media and communicators with professionalizing and self-regulating mechanisms for high-quality and trustworthy reporting through media literacy, training, and other engagements
        • Increasing counter-disinformation capacity for media and non-traditional information through advanced investigative techniques, tools, training, information environment analysis, and other engagements
        • Forming conflict-zone ready-journalists for more transparent and open reporting through training and other engagements
  • NOTE:
        • All applications must be submitted in English by email to by the stated deadline.
        • Cost sharing is not required. However, proposals that can demonstrate effective and sustainable cost sharing will be given priority


Posted: December 2, 2022
Category: Research Funding Opportunities
Tagged as: , ,