FREEDOM HOUSE CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO SUPPORT JOURNALISM REFORM AND INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING IN MOLDOVA

Deadline: 26/04/2021
Grant Freedom House invites applications for funding and support from independent media outlets based in the Republic of Moldova that seek to raise awareness among the public about democratic reform, government accountability, and threats to fundamental freedoms in Moldova.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS TO SUPPORT ALTERNATIVE MEDIA IN LEBANON

Deadline: 31/03/2021
Grant Based on the results of a jointly conducted study on ALTERNATIVE MEDIA PLATFORMS IN LEBANON, Maharat Foundation, the Arab Resource Center for Popular Arts (ARCPA/AL-JANA) and DW Akademie are launching a call for applications from independent alternative media and citizen media platforms to receive support .

2nd CALL FOR PROPOSALS FROM BHUTAN CSOs – SOUTH ASIA SMALL GRANTS PROGRAM

Deadline: 23/03/2021
Grant The Asia Foundation is a nonprofit international development organization committed to improving lives across a dynamic and developing Asia. Informed by six decades of experience and deep local expertise, our work across the region addresses five overarching goals

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: EUROPEAN INSTRUMENT FOR DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS (EIDHR) COUNTRY BASED SUPPORT SCHEME (CBSS) FOR KYRGYZSTAN

Deadline: 01/04/2021
Grant The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals for European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR) Country Based Support Scheme (CBSS) for Kyrgyzstan programme. The EIDHR is designed to help civil society to become an effective force for democracy and defence of human rights. Next to the programmes that the European Union runs on a global level, it also puts in place a “Country Based Support Scheme” (CBSS) on a country level, under which calls for proposals are designed in order to support and strengthen civil society organizations and human rights defenders promoting and defending human rights and democracy.

UNESCO ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR IPDC MEDIA DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

Deadline: 19/02/2021
Grant Every year, IPDC supports an extensive range of projects in developing countries worldwide. The projects are submitted by local media organizations seeking to expand opportunities for free, independent and pluralistic media. The proposals are selected in line with UNESCO’s strategic programmatic approach in each country based on their specific development needs.

BIRN OPEN CALL FOR DIGITAL RIGHTS PROGRAMME FOR JOURNALISTS

Deadline: 28/02/2021
Grant Journalists from Central and Southeastern Europe are invited to apply for BIRN’s Digital Rights Programme for Journalists that aims to explore the effects of digitalization processes and to go deeper into the challenges facing digital rights. Through BIRN’s new “Digital Rights Programme for Journalists“ the organisation is looking for journalists interested in fast-evolving digitalization processes and their impact on democracy, society and lives in Central and Southeastern Europe,

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR 2021 SAMIR KASSIR AWARD

Deadline: 01/03/2021
Grant The European Union is currently seeking applications for the 2021 Samir Kassir Award. The award aims to “legitimise freedom of thought and encourage freedom of the press in countries that have committed to the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership, in order to assert their rejection of violence, intimidation, threats and recurring and consistent attempts to curtain freedom of expression”.

CALL FOR PROPOSAL: MEDIA FREEDOM AND INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM

Deadline: 20/01/2021
Grant The European Commission (EC) has launched a call for proposals for Media Freedom and Investigative Journalism. This Call combines three references in the European Parliament’s budgetary remarks for 2020: Action 1 – Pilot Project: A Europe-wide response mechanism for violations of press and media freedom. Action 2 – Preparatory Action: Cross-border investigative journalism fund. Action 3 – Pilot Project: Supporting investigative journalism and media freedom in the EU.

SOUTHERN MOVEMENT MEDIA FUND (ROUND 2) – UNITED STATES

Deadline: 23 October, 2020
Grant Press On is accepting applications for its Southern Movement Media Fund (Round 2), to provide much needed resources to Southern media makers and journalists practicing movement journalism for working alongside their communities, with each other, and with movement partners, to co-create the conditions needed for a quality life.

UNITED NATIONS DEMOCRACY FUND PROJECT PROPOSAL GUIDELINES 15TH ROUND OF FUNDING

Deadline: 01/12/2020
Grant UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. In this Round, UNDEF particularly welcomes projects that address challenges to civic space and democracy as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.

OSCE: CALL FOR PROPOSAL FOR IMPACT OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ON FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

Deadline: 31/10/2020
Grant The aim of the #SAIFE project is to develop policy recommendations on the most effective ways to safeguard freedom of expression and media pluralism, when deploying AI. Funded initiatives must support RFoM’s #SAIFE project on the impact of AI on freedom of expression, as well as the overall mandate to safeguard media freedom and freedom of expression across the 57 OSCE participating States.

CALL FOR THE SUBMISSION OF PROJECT FOR THE LOCAL TRANSITION 2021 (TUNISIA)

Deadline: 20 October 2020
Grant The objective of this call for project submission for local transition 2021 is to identify projects that will contribute to the development of Tunisia by creating constructive changes in human rights through the implementation of the local project submitted.