Swedish Institute: Accepting Applications for Creative Force

Deadline: 24 January 2019

Are you an organisation that works internationally to strengthen democracy, freedom of expression and human rights? Do you use media or the arts as a means to bring about positive change? If yes, then apply for the Creative Force Programme.

It is a funding programme for international projects. It is open to Swedish organisations and their partners in target countries who work though media or the arts to strengthen democracy, human rights and freedom of expression.

Types of Grant

It offers two types of grant:

  • Seed Funding is available for carrying out a small project or for preparing a larger project for which applicants plan to seek funding.
    • Applicants and their international partner can apply for up to SEK 100,000 for an initiative which must be completed within 12 months of funding being granted.
  • Collaborative Projects are larger projects which should involve knowledge exchange, capacity building or method development.
    • Applicants and their international partner can apply for up to SEK 500,000 per 12-month period. A project may last 24 months at most from funding being granted (in other words, applicants can apply for max. SEK 1 million).

Eligibility Criteria

  • Any type of organisation which is registered in Sweden.
  • Applicant’s organisation must have been registered for at least one year (for seed funding) or two years (for collaborative projects).
  • Applicants must write their application jointly with a partner organisation in one (or more) of the Creative Force target countries (see below).

Countries

How to Apply

Applicants must apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit https://si.se/en/apply/funding-grants/creative-force/

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