Funding

Publications

Defending Independent Media: A Comprehensive Analysis of...
CIMA Digital Report

When donors provide assistance to the media sector, they frequently back projects that aim to strengthen the media’s contribution to good governance in some way or another. This kind of funding is consistent with recent declarations made by the international community on the im...

A Slowly Shifting Field: Understanding Donor Priorities ...
CIMA Digital Report

Funding to support independent media remains a small, but vital part of international assistance. But while the share of aid directed at this issue remains steady, there are signs that priorities within this field of international support may be shifting. This report looks at the...

Same Beds, Different Dreams? Charitable Foundations and ...

Private charities, a new generation of which have recently emanated from Silicon Valley enterprises, are increasingly directing their funding towards media organizations as a way to achieve their philanthropic goals. Media houses, in need of resources and in many cases supportive...

Rethinking Public Service Broadcasting’s Place in Inte...

In today’s media world of almost limitless channels of information and avenues for citizens to express themselves online, the idea of publicly funded, independently operated radio and television might seem to belong in a bygone era. Yet international donors who support the dev...