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Rapid Response Grant for Ukrainian Media Organizations

Organisation: International Press Institute

Status: Closed

  • Grant
  • Emergency support

Funding Size: Up to USD 15,000-20,000

Deadline: 01/12/2023

  • Eligibility 
    Ukrainian media organizations (including media associations, networks, and unions) are invited to submit applications.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries: Ukraine
  • Application language: English

The International Press Institute (IPI) invites media organizations from Ukraine to apply for a rapid response grant aimed at supporting emergency reporting and institutional needs.

Terms and Conditions:

Average grant amounts are recommended to be in the range of:

  • 1,000 – 5000 USD for individual media outlets
  • 15,000 – 20,000 USD for media associations, networks, and unions.

Amounts requested outside this range will be considered on an individual basis.

Eligible costs can include but are not limited to:

  • equipment (helmets, vests, etc.)
  • office equipment (e.g., generators)
  • costs to support urgent reporting initiatives
  • emergency relocation
  • basic operational costs.

The grant will be provided in the form of a direct payment to the applicant. Grantees will be asked to submit a financial report to IPI.

Funding is limited and we therefore encourage those interested to apply as soon as possible.


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting immediately after the publication of this call and until funds are exhausted. The application process is intended to be quick and unbureaucratic with applications reviewed by IPI’s expert team in a short time frame. Applications will be reviewed as quickly as possible.

Activities can be carried out until December 1, 2023. The financial and narrative reports must be submitted by this date.


To apply you have the option of submitting an online form or sending your application via email to Dumitrița Holdiș at dholdis@ipi.media

The  Ukrainian version of the form is available here.

See here to learn more and apply.

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