RFA NUMBER: 17-1
RFA ISSUANCE DATE: June 22, 2017
QUESTIONS DUE BY: July 10, 2017
POSTING OF ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS: July 15, 2017
APPLICATION SUBMISSION DEADLINE: July 25, 2017 and February 25, 2018 – 11:59 PM Eastern Time
PROJECTED DATE OF GRANT AWARD: August 15, 2017 and March 15, 2018

Overview

Counterpart International’s Internet Freedom and Internet Governance program is pleased to announce its first ever Request for Applications (RFA) for small advocacy grants in four targeted countries: Sri Lanka, Ukraine, Venezuela, and Zimbabwe.  The individual award amounts are up to $25,000 USD spanning 12 months for initiatives advancing a multi-stakeholder, rights based approach to internet governance, the protection of fundamental rights online, civil society capacity building and advocacy activities for the same.  The deadline for the first round of application submissions is July 25, 2017.  For those wishing to apply next year, the deadline is February 25, 2018.

If you have any questions, please contact us at proposals.igif@counterpart.org and we’ll be as helpful as possible.  For those preferring to communicate with us via encryption, please find our PGP on the MIT public server.

Required Documents

Applications must be submitted in accordance with the instructions contained in this solicitation, and must meet all requirements described in this RFA. A complete application will include: a completed grant application proposal, budget, and budget notes using the formats provided with this RFA.

Please download a copy of the full RFA for a complete description of requested information, submission instructions, and more details.

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