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February 28, 2010: Deadline to apply for grants supporting community radio initiatives

Local and community radio stations and radio networks in Africa, along with African organizations that support local and community radio stations in Africa, are invited to apply for grants from the Dutch foundation Stem van Africa.

Applications should be for initiatives that are innovative and/or related to training. To be eligible for a grant, applications should meet the following criteria:
-intend to produce new and/or implement exceptional program formats;
-focus on often neglected, marginalized and/or under-represented groups;
-focus on often neglected and/or under-represented themes;
-engage in training initiatives that apply innovative pedagogical approaches;
-apply innovative cross-media technologies or interactive platforms;
– implement programs and practices that contribute to the social, institutional and/or financial sustainability of the radio station.

Applications are accepted in English, French, or Portuguese. The application guidelines and application form can be downloaded at: http://www.stemvanafrika.nl/index.php?article_id=16&clang=0. Complete applications must be sent by e-mail to proposal2010@stemvanafrika.nlby February 28th, 2010.

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