Application Deadline: January 24, 2014.
The Swedish Institute’s Creative Force programme provides funding for collaborative projects involving organisations in Sweden and in the countries specified below that work to bring about change by means of dialogue, communication and creative forums.
The programme is open to applications which aim to promote openness and democratic structures with the aid of projects in the fields of culture, media and related sectors.
The Creative Force programme emphasizes the importance of culture and creativity for a country’s development, for strengthening democracy and for the right to express oneself freely.
Applicants may be civil society organisations, foundations, public sector agencies, private sector agencies or other professional actors. Private individuals may not apply for funding under the programme. It is always the Swedish partner in a collaboration who is formally responsible for the application and legally accountable vis-à-vis the Swedish Institute.
- Creative Force Africa: Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe
- Creative Force Middle East and North Africa: Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, West Bank/Gaza and Yemen
Types of funding and duration
Creative Force comprises two types of funding:
The application deadlines for 2014 are January 24, May 15, and September 15 for seed funding and January 24 for collaborative projects.
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