Internet Freedom Funding Opportunity Tied to Internet Governance Forum (IGF)
Freedom House is now accepting applications to the Freedom House IGF Incubator Project, a contest for innovative Internet freedom projects that target regional and country-specific issues to vie for funding opportunities. Representatives of at least four projects will be selected to participate in the Freedom House delegation to the 7th Annual IGF Meeting in Azerbaijan in November 2012, where contestants will present their ideas before a panel of judges in a public pitch. At least two projects will be selected to receive Freedom House funding.
Civil society activists and organizations are invited to submit a funding proposal for up to $15,000 USD. Project ideas should promote, protect and advocate for Internet freedom at the national or regional level. For more details about the application and selection process, please see:
- Contest website: http://www.internetfreedomfh.strutta.com
- Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/FHIncubatorProjectIGF
- Email questions and requests for the full application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Freedom House IGF Incubator Project: Submission guidelines
Project proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis until the deadline of September 1, 2012. A complete application consists of the following steps: