23 applications from NGOs for advocacy action

23 applications from NGOs for advocacy action
Event date: 
Fri, 2014-02-28 17:00
CSOs submitted 23 applications for the call for proposals to implement public awareness and advocacy campaigns and organize actions aiming to support free, independent, pluralistic and viable media in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia and Serbia.
The following number of proposals was received till the 28 February 2014 deadline: four applications from Albania, eight from Bosnia-Herzegovina, four from Croatia, two from Macedonia and five from Serbia.
This call for proposals is part of the project “South East European Media Observatory – Building Capacities and Coalitions for Monitoring Media Integrity and Advancing Media Reforms” which aims at supporting integrity both in public service and commercial media in South East Europe. Civil society organizations - professional associations, advocacy groups, research institutes, human rights organizations and other CSOs - specializing in media were invited to propose actions with a duration from three to six months to be implemented in 2014. The total funds available for this call for proposals were 25.000. The call is administered by the Center for Independent Journalism (CIJ), Budapest on behalf of the project partners’ consortium. 
In the upcoming weeks the selection process will take place, and the announcement of the decision on the awarded grants is expected on 15 March 2014.  During the evaluation period, if necessary, applicants may be requested to provide more information or clarifications on their proposals.