Notice of Funding Opportunity Crisis Communication Skills Training for Provincial Officials
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
EAP / U.S. EMBASSY HANOI
Notice of Funding Opportunity
Funding Opportunity Title: Crisis Communication Skills Training for Provincial Officials
Funding Opportunity Number: SVM-300-23-PAS-009
Deadline for Applications: September 24, 2023
Assistance Listing Number: 19.022
Total Amount Available: $18,789.75
The U.S. Embassy Hanoi of the U.S. Department of State announces an open competition for organizations to submit applications to design and execute a program to enhance the crisis communication skills of provincial and local officials with a special focus on ensuring public awareness and understanding of health, natural disaster, and environmental issues, especially in times of crisis. Please follow all instructions below.
Priority Region: Northwest, Central, and Mekong regions of Vietnam
In August, Mission Vietnam held a three-day TechCamp for 66 provincial spokespersons and officials charged with information dissemination at the local level. This follows on program, shaped from the results and feedback of the August TechCamp, will reengage sub-groups of that audience and focus on information dissemination during crisis to improve the accurate and timely flow of information between authorities and the public. The partner should have experience working with provincial governments in Vietnam, Vietnamese, regional and foreign journalists, and a variety of government and non-government entities that are important partners to enable the rapid dissemination of accurate information during times of crisis. The organization will work with the U.S. Mission in Vietnam to identify an American speaker and a local or regional speaker and travel to 3-4 provinces and convene groups toward improve crisis communications by key government partners.
Participants and Audiences:
Provincial governments in Vietnam, Vietnamese, regional and foreign journalists, and a variety of government and non-government entities.
Full Document packet Download:
• SF-424 (Application for Federal Assistance – organizations)
• SF-424A (Budget Information for Non-Construction programs)
• SF-424B (Assurances for Non-Construction programs) (note: the SF-424B is only required for individuals and for organizations not registered in SAM.gov)
• Proposal Narrative
• Budget Narrative
• Banking Details