Rising Voices 2013 Competition Print

Deadline: 1 March 2013

Region: Worldwide

rising voices logoRising Voices announced the new competition for citizen media outreach projects – Microgrants 2013. Rising Voices, a special project of Global Voices Online, support individuals, grassroots groups, networks, and organizations committed to helping their local communities participate more fully in the digital online space.

Anyone who has an idea for a project that would help local community use citizen media to tell their own story can apply for the Rising Voices’ Competition. The application deadline is 1st of March 2013.

To apply, please visit the “Submit a Proposal” page.

Rising Voices will provide up to five microgrants in the amount of $2,500 to $4,000 to successful applicants that have demonstrated a strong and clear idea how to best provide training and support to their local community members.

So far Rising Voices has supported 35 citizen media outreach projects located all over the world. For the competition in 2013 Rising Voices has developed a new platform where applicants can publicly share their ideas with the broader community. As stated by this organisation, the open process can enable greater opportunities to seek feedback and to help facilitate connections between groups located in the same geographic area or working around the same issue.

For more information on the application process and the guidelines for the Rising Voices 2013 Competition, click here.