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Creative Force Funding Programme for International Projects in Sweden

Organisation: Swedish Institute (SI)

Status: Closed

  • Grant
  • Democracy and good governance
  • Freedom of expression

Funding Size: €50,000

Deadline: 31/01/2022

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – Any type of organisation which is registered in Sweden can apply. It must have been registered for at least one year (for seed funding) or two years (for collaborative projects).
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries: In Africa, Asia and MENA: Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
    Bangladesh, Cambodia, Vietnam, Algeria, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen and in Eastern Europe & Turkey: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldavia, Turkey and Ukraine.
  • Application language: English, Swedish

Creative Force is a funding programme for international projects. It is open to Swedish organisations and their partners in the target countries who work through media or the arts to strengthen democracy, human rights and freedom of expression.

Collaborative Projects are larger projects which should involve knowledge exchange, capacity building or method development. We recommend that you apply for this type of grant to scale-up a project which has previously received seed funding. You and your international partner can apply for a grant which runs for either max. 12 months or max. 24 months (from the project start). For a 12-month grant you can apply for up to SEK 500,000. For projects exceeding 12-months you can apply for up to SEK 1 million.

See here to learn more and apply.

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