Internews in Moldova is seeking applications for the “Support Fund for Independent Media in Moldova” Grants Program. They will provide institutional support to professional independent media in Moldova to stay afloat and continue producing trustworthy and evidence-based content.
The grants will be issued under the “Supporting Independent Media and Information Resilience (SIMIR) in Moldova”. The project is implemented by Internews and funded by the European Union.
The aim of the support fund is to help media outlets to continue content production. Audiences must access good quality, fact-based information. Funds will help media outlets to continue operations, content production and distribution, and audience engagement according to their strategy.
The Grants Program is open to established independent media organisations with stable operational and production capacities. They must provide objective, quality, and fact-based information to their communities.
Up to 9 awards will be issued. The number of awards will depend on the eligible and qualified proposals received. The maximum budget for each proposal is EUR 27,600. The exact subgrant amounts will be determined based on the immediate needs of each media outlet. The minimum duration of a project is 6 months, and the maximum duration is 12 months.
More information can be found here.