Profiles in Media Development Funding

International donors, both public and private, play an essential role in media development worldwide. In order to better understand the work donors are facilitating around the world the Center for International Media Assistance, with support from the Open Society Foundations (OSF), surveyed these organizations. In each profile you will learn about the organization’s background, its current thematic priorities, details about funding, and in most cases a couple of examples that illustrate the types of media development projects they fund.

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Public Donors

DANIDA

 

European Endowment for Democracy

 

French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development

 

German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

 

Global Affairs Canada

 

Government of Norway

 

Government of the United States of America

 

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

 

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands

 

National Endowment for Democracy

 

Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)

 

UNESCO

 

Private Donors

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

 

Bloomberg Philanthropies

 

Ford Foundation

 

Jigsaw

 

Knight Foundation

 

Media Democracy Fund

 

Media Development Investment Fund

 

Omidyar Network

 

Open Society Foundations

 

Skoll Foundation