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Until January 12 : deadline for applications to get grants for Crimean mass media moved to Ukraine mainland

20.11.2020, 11:40
Photo credit: ZMINA
Photo credit: ZMINA

The ZMINA Human Rights Center has launched a grant competition for Crimean media outlets that worked in the peninsula before the occupation and after March 2014 moved to the mainland Ukraine and continue to cover Crimean issues.

The aim of the project is to increase the quantity and quality of accurate and objective information about the developments and processes in the occupied Crimea, as well as the life of Crimean people on the peninsula and on mainland Ukraine.

Grants to cover Crimean issues will be provided on a competitive basis to registered NGOs and media of Crimean origin.

The priorities of the project are the stories about current Crimean issues aimed targeting the domestic audience, people living in the occupied Crimea, as well as the international community. The content created within the project must meet professional journalistic standards.

The main cost items of the project may include remuneration of journalists, editors and other expenses related to the direct production of journalistic pieces, purchase of necessary equipment, support of coverage of events and processes in Crimea in English, Russian, Ukrainian and other languages, etc.

The priority will be given to the applications, which include the creation of unique content from the Crimea, as well as a strategy for disseminating content in the media and / or social networks to maximize audience attention and increase the presence of Crimean topics in the Ukrainian information space.

The duration of journalistic projects should not exceed 12 months. The projects are supposed to start in February-March 2021.

The total budget of the competition is about 850 thousand hryvnias. It is expected that project applications will vary from 100 to 275 thousand hryvnias.

The application form are sent upon request (addressed to [email protected]).

The completed application for participation in the competition must be submitted by January 12, 2021 inclusive, to the address [email protected] .

If you have additional questions, please call 067 445 95 43.

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