Swedish Institute’s Creative Force Programme 2014 (Funding for Projects)

Swedish Institute’s Creative Force Programme 2014 (Funding for Projects)

Deadline: January 24, 2014

The Swedish Institute’s Creative Force programme is now open for applications for the funding of both seed and collaborative projects. The programme provides funding for collaborative projects involving organisations in Sweden and in the countries specified below that work to bring about change by means of dialogue, communication and creative forums. The programme is open to applications which aim to promote openness and democratic structures with the aid of projects in the fields of culture, media and related sectors.

The program is open to seed funding and funding for collaborative projects between organizations in Sweden and in one or more of these regions and countries.

Grant

Seed funding covers:

  • Travel and subsistence
  • Temporary costs directly connected with the project.
  • Administrative costs (such as telephone, Internet and documentation). Remuneration for administrative costs may not exceed 5% of the total sum applied for.
  • Audit costs (max. SEK 5,000) and evaluation costs.

Funding for collaborative projects covers:

  • Travel, accommodation and subsistence
  • Temporary costs directly connected with the project (such as equipment and supplies, translation, expert participation)
  • Project management costs/fees charged by Swedish or non-Swedish partners where such costs are essential to the successful completion of the project. These costs are to be motivated in the project application and must not exceed 30% of the total project budget.
  • Administrative costs (such as telephone, Internet and documentation). Remuneration for administrative costs may not exceed 5% of the total sum applied for.
  • Audit costs (compulsory) and costs for evaluation

Eligibility

  • Applicants may be civil society organisations, foundations, public sector agencies, private sector agencies or other professional actors.
  • Private individuals may not apply for funding under the programme. It is always the Swedish partner in a collaboration who is formally responsible for the application and legally accountable vis-à-vis the Swedish Institute.

As of 2014 the Creative Force programme comprises five geographic areas:

Application

The application deadlines for seed funding:

  • 24 January 2014
  • 15 May 2014
  • 15 September 2014

For more information, click here.

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