UNDP announces Call for Applications for Grants to Mitigate Economic impact of COVID-19 through Media
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in collaboration with the Government of Rwanda through the Rwanda Governance Board (RGB) has established a fund conceived to support efforts of media houses to mitigate effects of Covid-19 on their operations. The fund aims at increasing the role of media in the ongoing efforts to contain further spread of COVID19.
1000 new grants and donors
The fund has so far secured One Hundred Million Rwandan Francs (100,000,000)
Media houses which employ at least 3 staff and fulfilling all the following criteria are eligible to apply for the grants.
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Registration: the applicant should be legally registered as a media house operating in Rwanda attested by a certificate provided by the competent authority;
Experience: The applicant should have been operating for a minimum of three-year after the registration date;
Location: The applicant should be physically located on the territory of Rwanda;
Ethical journalism: The applicant should be practicing ethical journalism in their operations. This will be attested by a recommendation letter from the Media Self-Regulatory Body (Rwanda Media Commission);
COVID-19 space/airtime: The applicant should be ready to air or publish generated COVID19 prevention content on their platforms;
For more information, visit http://rgb.rw/fileadmin/Key_documents/2020/CALL_FOR_PROPOSALS_FOR_GRANTS__FINAL_01.09.2020_.pdf