Funding opportunity for internet freedom programs

DRL and NEA invite organizations to submit statements of interest outlining program concepts and capacity to manage projects that will foster freedom of expression and the free flow of information on the Internet and other connection technologies in East Asia, including China; the Near East, including Iran and Syria; Southeast Asia, including Burma; the South Caucasus; Eurasia, including Russia; Central Asia; Latin America, including Cuba and Venezuela; and Africa. Programming may support activities in Farsi, Chinese, Russian, Burmese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, French, and other languages. Concepts may be global in nature, regional or country-specific.

• This a global call for statements of interest; program proposals need not be restricted to any specific region.
• This call is not restricted to US-based 501©3 organizations.
USAID encourages submissions from coalitions of organizations.
• The Department will make awards in amounts of $500,000 to $5,000,000. Please email with any questions

For more information please see:

Deadline 31 May 2012.