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DRL FY22 Internet Freedom Annual Program Statement Round 2

Organisation: Bureau of Democracy Human Rights and Labor

Status: Closed

  • Grant

Funding Size: $500,000 to $3,000,000

Deadline: 13/01/2023

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    Applicants shall be a U.S. or foreign-based non-profit/non-governmental organization (NGO), or a public international organization; or
    Be a private, public, or state institution of higher education; or
    Be a for-profit organization or business;
    Have existing, or the capacity to develop, active partnerships with thematic or in-country partners, entities, and relevant stakeholders including private sector partner and NGOs; and,
    Have demonstrable experience administering successful and preferably similar programs.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries: Worldwide
  • Application language: English

The Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) announces a Request for Statements of Interest (RSOI) from organizations interested in submitting Statements of Interest (SOI) for programs that support Internet Freedom. 

DRL’s goal is to protect the open, interoperable, secure, and reliable Internet by promoting fundamental freedoms, human rights, and the free flow of information online through integrated support to civil society for technology, digital safety, policy and advocacy, and applied research programs.

SOIs must address the goal(s) of one or more of the Internet Freedom Funding Themes:  

  • Technology
  • Digital safety
  • Policy and advocacy
  • Applied research

See here to learn more and apply.

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