Free Press Unlimited invites independent Syrian media outlets and civil-society organisations (CSOs) to form partnerships, or small consortia, to together apply for the 2023 round of the Small Grant Fund for Syrian CSO-Media Co-Production.
- The project aims to build productive partnerships between Syrian CSOs and media in order to tell original, impactful stories that are relevant to Syrian audiences across geographic and political lines.
- Through collaborative reporting and advocacy, the Co-Production Fund highlights on-the-ground realities while promoting dialogue and inclusivity.
- Accountability & transparency
- Diversity & minorities
- Gender, race and social equality
- Livelihoods & labour
- Dialogue across geographic and political lines
- The politics of humanitarian aid
- Resilience & rehabilitation
- Sustainability & resources
- A small grant of 1,700 euros per organisation to support production costs.
- Weekly one-hour sessions with a media advocacy or editorial expert.
- Guidance throughout the proposal and production process.
- A media and advocacy information pack.
- A chance to compete for cash prizes.
- Applicants must be Syrian media or CSOs (working inside or outside Syria).
- Applicants must be able to form a partnership or small consortia (maximum three organisations) of media and civil society organisations.
- Partnerships must include at least one media and one civil society organisation.
- Applicants are able to prove reasonable capacity, recent activity, and on-the-ground presence (i.e., portfolio, website, social media, interviews etc.).
- Applicants should have a social media presence.
- Applicants choose a topic under the themes mentioned above.
- The roles of partner/consortia members are clearly defined.
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