General call (closed)

This call is currently closed. In 2018 the General call will open according to the following shedule:

2018 – 1
Open: 3 January – 28 January
Decision: 29 March

2018 – 2 
Open: 30 April – 27 May
Decision: 27 July

2018 – 3 
Open: 3 September – 30 September
Decision: 30 November

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2018 – 1

Do you want to contribute to independent media and a strong, just democratic state?

Do you have an initiative that stimulates independent and critical media, or one that sustains or promotes a strong, and just democratic state? Does your initiative match our pillars of truth-seeking, innovation in media, fundamental rights and liberties, vigorous democracy or commemoration and remembrance? Then you are welcome to submit a project proposal.

You can submit project proposals between Wednesday 3 January 2017 and Sunday 28 January 2018 It can only be submitted by registering it via our SDM portal. Read this document to find out everything you need to know about this call. To register your proposal, click here [currently not available] to go to the SDM portal. Would you like to know when the following call opens? You can find the schedule of 2018 by clicking here.

The process goes as follows:


Deadline submitting proposal:
Sunday 29 January  2018 – 23:59

Results round 1:
Monday 19 February 2018 – 18:00 at the latest

Final results:
Thursday 29 March 2018 – 18:00 at the latest

Note that institutional funding cannot be applied for through our calls for proposals. 

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