UN grants available for media projects [Worldwide]

Organizations working in the areas of media, youth, women, democratization, community development, and rule of law and human rights are eligible.

The United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) is inviting civil society organizations to apply for funding projects to advance and support democracy. Project grants range between US$100,000 and US$300,000.

Projects that are two years long are accepted. Project proposals must fall under one of the following main areas: gender equality; community activism; rule of law and human rights; youth engagement; strengthening civil society interaction with government; media and freedom of information; tools for knowledge; and electoral processes.

Proposals must be submitted online in either English or French.

The deadline is Dec. 20.

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