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Call for Proposals for the Indigenous Community Media Fund

Organisation: Cultural Survival

Status: Closed

  • Grant
  • Freedom of expression

Funding Size: $6,000 to $12,000

Deadline: 15/02/2023

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    In order to be eligible to apply for a grant, the applicants must be:
    – Indigenous community radio stations;
    – Indigenous community radio networks;
    – Networks or groups of Indigenous communicators ;
    – Networks or groups of Indigenous women communicators;
    – Groups of Indigenous muralists and photographers; and
    – Other media outlets managed by Indigenous Peoples, including newspapers, community television, audiovisual and multimedia production, intranet, and community internet.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target country: All countries in Latin America, the Caribbean, and Africa; Canada and the United States; India, Philippines, Indonesia, Nepal, Bangladesh, Vietnam, and Malaysia.
  • Application language: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese

The Indigenous Community Media Fund at Cultural Survival is seeking to provide opportunities for Indigenous community radio stations and media outlets to strengthen their broadcast infrastructure and systems.

The initiative will offer training opportunities to their community journalists through a participatory and dynamic grants program to enhance community efforts to establish and ensure sustainability of Indigenous community-controlled media.

Past projects that were funded included improvements to internal organization infrastructure, capacity building, systematization of radio and other community media management experiences, advocacy in national legislation and policies to advocate for access to Indigenous community media, and other innovative strategies that increase political and community impact.

Participation and inclusion of women, other genders, and youth as a funding priority for the projects is highly valued.

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