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Australia: Development & Operations Grants Program

Organisation: Community Broadcasting Foundation (CBF)

Status: Closed

  • Grant

Funding Size: N/A

Deadline: 01/03/2022

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – Must be an Australian community media organisation
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target country: Australia
  • Application language: English

The Community Broadcasting Foundation (CBF) is inviting applications for the Development & Operations Grants Program to support community media station resilience by strengthening governance, building community, sustainable operations and technical capacity. The CBF is Australia’s largest independent media sector. From major cities to remote communities, they help people to create and support local, independent media. The current objective for Development & Operations grants is to support community media organisations to be healthy, resilient and robust. In turn this will help create a stronger society based on greater participation, engagement and cohesion.

Program requirements: Your application must clearly demonstrate how the proposed activities address one or more of the areas listed below:

– Governance – strategic planning, technology planning, developing open and transparent governance policies and procedures, recruiting and maintaining a governance team with diverse skills and experiences
– Sustainable operations – improving the financial sustainability, and/or reducing the environmental impact of community media
– Building community – engaging the diverse members of your community.

See here to learn more and apply.

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