What is Creative Force?
The Creative Force programme supports collaborative projects with the overall objective to strengthen democratic structures and freedom of expression in the target countries. These aims shall be achieved through mutual learning processes and sustainable networks between institutions and agents of change who work with either culture or the media to bring about change.
Two types of funding
Who can apply?
Applicants may be Swedish civil society organisations, foundations, public sector agencies, private sector agencies or other professional actors.
Three geographic areas
- Creative Force Africa and Middle East & North Africa (MENA)
- Creative Force Eastern Europe and Turkey
- Creative Force Russia
Please note that the countries of South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan) are no longer included in the programme.
For more information, please contact one of the following persons, preferably by email:
Judith Black, Programme manager Creative Force Russia and Creative Force Eastern Europe & Turkey
Malin Larsson, Programme manager Creative Force Africa
Lejla Hastor, Programme manager Creative Force MENA and for current projects in the Western Balkans
Jesper Werner is on parental leave.
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Completed collaborative and seed-funded projects are to be reported to SI using two documents: a written report and a financial report. Please note that projects with funding in excess of SEK 100 000 must also ...
Creative Force Russia supports collaborative projects with the overall objective to strengthen democratisation and freedom of expression. These aims shall be achieved through mutual learning processes and sustainable networks between organisations and agents of change ...
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Seed funding is available for such purposes as small-scale projects, project start-ups and planning trips. For many initiatives it may be advisable to begin by applying for seed funding rather than funding for collaborative projects. ...