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Financial Support for Independent Exiled Media from Afghanistan

Organisation: JX Fund

Status: Closed

  • Grant
  • Media Innovation
  • Media support

Funding Size: €50,000

Deadline: 21/04/2024

  • Eligibility Criteria
    – Non-fiction content (e.g. no arts or literature projects);
    – Original content creation, rather than relying heavily on external content;
    – No activist or educational projects;
    – Traceable operational work and periodical publications for at least three months within the last six months;
    – Verifiable audiences in Afghanistan (no exclusive diaspora projects).
  • Type of Funding: Programmatic
  • Target Region: Afghanistan
  • Application Language: English

The JX Fund invites independent exiled Afghan media aimed at audiences in Afghanistan to apply for financial support for securing sustainable operations.

50% of the available financial support grant money will be allocated to media outlets that have a verifiable connection to Germany

Clear evidence of links to Germany would consist of one or more of the followings:

  • The editorial office is located in Germany;
  • A branch of the editorial office is in Germany;
  • The registration in Germany is in process but not yet finalized;
  • If some of the employees or freelancers working for the editorial team are based in Germany;
  • If you currently have editorial cooperations with German media.

Please note, a registered legal entity in Germany is not mandatory to prove a connection to Germany. 50% of the available grant money can be allocated for support of exiled media without any connection to Germany.

Funding information
  • Maximum amount: €50,000
  • Funding period: 1 June – 31 October 2024 (a shorter period is possible within this timeframe)

See here to learn more and apply.

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